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Libyan Newswire

Tripoli: Humanitarian key figures and response as of 29 April 2019 (since 4 April 2019)

96 CIVILIAN CASUALTIES OF WHICH 22 FATALITIES

42,000 DISPLACED PEOPLE

3,350 REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS IN DETENTION CENTRES EXPOSED TO OR AT RISK OF CONFLICT

29,900 ASSISTED WITH SOME FORM OF HUMANITARIAN SERVICES

US$10.2M FUNDING REQUIREMENTS FOR TRIPOLI FLASH APPEAL

KEY MESSAGES

1. One child killed and three children injured in airstrikes during past three days, according to Health Sector partners.

2. Armed conflict continues to impact health facilities, as shelling damages a hospital in Espeaa, south of Tripoli on 28 April, leading to temporary evacuation and disruption of health services.

3. The international community reminds all parties to the conflict that the principal of proportionality, as preserved in International Humanitarian Law, must be adhered to. All sides must avoid the indiscriminate use of force such as the use of aerial bombardment or shelling in civilian areas.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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