Stabilization Facility for Libya

What is the project about?

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The intensification of the conflict in Libya since 2014 caused significant loss of life and displacement across the country. Critical infrastructure was damaged, disrupting basic services such as water, sanitation and electricity supply. Launched in April 2016, the Stabilization Facility for Libya aims to bridge the critical period of transition from humanitarian relief to sustainable development and democratic governance.

Led by the Government of the National Accord (GNA), supported by UNDP and the international community, the Stabilization Facility for Libya aims to help the GNA to demonstrate its value to the country’s citizens in providing visible and tangible results for the population at the local level. Support aims at rehabilitating critical infrastructure; boosting the capacity of local authorities to address the needs of the population; and enhancing local mediation and conflict resolution capacities.

What have we accomplished?

  • The SFL Board, co-chaired by the Ministry of Planning, GNA and the UN Deputy Special Representative, approved five locations as priorities for action, spread across the East, South and West of Libya: Benghazi, Kikla, Obari, Sebha and Sirte. 
  • Strong multi-stakeholder partnerships secured with contributions from 12 governments 
  • Local conflict and needs analyses undertaken in each location through an inclusive process to identify the top priorities for rehabilitation that will benefit all communities. 
  • SFL Board approved packages of rehabilitation and re-equipment for five locations: Benghazi, Kikla, Obari, Sebha and Sirte in 2016.
  • Transfer of 22 ambulances, five garbage trucks, a fire engine, computers for schools, solar panels for hospitals, generators for hospitals, and municipal internet service. Provision of capacity boosts has begun through for the GNA and Municipalities. A Stabilization Delivery Advisor supports the Prime Minister to identify stabilization priorities for the country and drive delivery forward.
  • Provision of capacity boosts has begun through for the GNA and Municipalities. A Stabilization Delivery Advisor supports the Prime Minister to identify stabilization priorities for the country and drive delivery forward.
  • Training of communications experts in the municipalities undertaken to support them in effectively communicating about improved service delivery in their municipalities.
  • Local social peace processes have been launched or strengthened in the first three locations (Benghazi, Kikla and Obari), and preparations are underway for Sebha and Sirte.
  • Establishment of mine risk reduction partnerships with three international NGOs to make sure facilities that are brought back into action are safe for citizens to use.

Project locations



Benghazi: US$ 6.6 million

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Includes civil works and equipment supply for five hospitals, a school, a court house, and two electrical substations as well as equipment for the emergency services, refuse and sewage disposal, water supply, and street lighting and road safety. which includes civil works and equipment supply for five hospitals, a school, a court house, and two electrical substations as well as equipment for the emergency services, refuse and sewage disposal, water supply, and street lighting and road safety.

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Kikla: US$ 2 million

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One fire engine, 2 ambulances, 60 desktop computers for the schools along with VSAT and solar power for internet connection in the municipality have been transferred to Kikla Municipality. Medical equipment is being procured as well as sports and laboratory equipment for schools. Four civil works have been prioritized including the rehabilitation of Kikla General Hospital, the university and the sports centre. In addition, there is a provision for a prefabricated Medical Center for the hospital. 

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Ubari: US$ 3.9 million

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Support includes ambulances for the health service, generators for back-up electricity, and garbage trucks for refuse collection. Rehabilitation includes three schools (plus prefabricated classrooms in one school), the main hospital, a women’s centre, and the public market. Specialized items such as medical equipment and mobile pesticide sprayers are to be procured.

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Sebha: US$2 million

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Priorities include water pumps, sewage pumps; portable classroom and sun shades for secondary schools; rehabilitation of Sebha University; rehabilitation of the Sebha Medical Hospital with equipment for the mortuary and an eco-friendly incinerator for medical waste.  

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Sirt: US$ 7.64 million

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Consultation to identify priorities for Board approved package held in March 2017. Priorities include re-furbishment of 8 schools; provision of 10 ambulances; a medical waste incinerator; and re-furbishment of the Polyclinic.

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Donors Contributions


FUNDING SUPPORT BY  
Donor Contribution (US$)
Germany 10,863,195
European Union 5,611,500
United States of America 4,000,000
United Kingdom 2,921,532
Italy 2,212,389
Norway 2,178,145
The Netherlands 2,173,000
France 2,119,000
Denmark 1,459,854
Japan 1,401,558
Canada 1,134,450
Republic of Korea 1,000,000
Switzerland 500,000
TOTAL:          37,574,623
                                                                          

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