Germany allocates 2 million euros to support migrants in Libya
The German Ambassador to Libya Oliver Owcza on Sunday said the Germany has provided two million euros (2.24 million U.S. dollars) to the UN Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) to support refugees, migrants and displaced persons in Libya.
“Following recent emergencies, German Foreign Ministry provides additional 2 million Euros to UNHCR Libya: strengthening protection of refugees and migrants and supporting displaced persons affected by the ongoing conflict,” the ambassador tweeted.
“Thanks to the crucial support of Germany, UNHCR is able to continue providing life-saving assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya,” UNHCR tweeted.
The Commission recently demanded closing all reception centers for illegal immigrants in Libya due to the current security conditions in the country.
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