UN Revises Humanitarian Aid Appeal for Libya

A transit camp for refugees who have fled Libya. The United Nations has made an aid appeal for Libyans' humanitarian needs. Photo by: David Ohana / UN

The United Nations says it needs an additional $233 million to support civilians caught in the conflict in Libya.

The organization’s revised aid appeal for Libyans’ humanitarian needs is now at $408 million. It was launched May 18 in Geneva. 

The U.N. launched an initial appeal for $160 million in early March, to which the organization says donors have responded with $175 million in donations.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.