Libya

The fragmentation of Libya and its descent into civil war, which began following the 2011 uprisings and NATO intervention, has had as yet unquantified consequences for its environment. Islamic State has targeted oil infrastructure and urban areas have seen severe damage with governmental collapse resulting in the loss of environmental oversight and basic services.

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Country brief: Libya

A brief introductory overview of the environmental dimensions of Libya’s conflict, with facts, figures and further reading.

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Twitter: #Libya

The 2020 #humanitarianresponse plan for #Libya details the health and #environmental risks that the conflict is creating due to damage and disruption to its water and sanitation infrastructure, and to its waste management services https://t.co/OI5utmdOI3

Always pleased to see new papers on #water and conflict from @esweinthal and @jeannielsowers. Their latest is: The water‐energy nexus in the Middle East: Infrastructure, development, and conflict https://t.co/KSvS2b4OO1 #Syria #Iraq #Yemen #Libya #OPT

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