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  • Raising the Scales of Justice: Rehabilitation of Benghazi’s Eastern Courthouse

    After the assassination of a prominent judge in April 2014, the courthouses in Benghazi closed and the justice sector succumbed to the violence that had plagued the city. For Seraj Younis, an appeals lawyer with 17 years of experience working in this field, this was another blow to the already fragile legal system.

  • Saving Lives, One Ambulance at a Time

    Ibrahim Al-Sherkasi has been an ambulance driver at the Benghazi Psychiatric Hospital for over 13 years. The Stabilization Facility for Libya provided ambulances to the health sector in Benghazi and now Ibrahim could serve better the citizens.

  • Breaking outlines: Entrepreneur women in technology sector

    Hala is participating in Operation Pour, an 8-week coding boot camp organized by Tatweer Research in Benghazi. The coding boot camp is taking place at Tatweer Entrepreneurship Campus (TEC), a space built by Tatweer Research as part of a three-year EU-funded initiative implemented by UNDP.

  • Ubari General Hospital in Full Operational Mode

    The Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL), led by the Government of National Accord and implemented by UNDP rehabilitated the Ubari General Hospital which today is the only public hospital functioning in its full potential in the region.

  • Lighting Up Benghazi: Renovation of Al-Laithi Electricity Station

    The Stabilization Facility for Libya implemented by UNDP repaired a key power station located in the Al-Laithi district to lessen the load on the main grid. This station was badly damaged during the clashes, and needed swift rehabilitation.

  • Schools in Ubari Get Ready to Welcome Back Their Students

    Alhaj Ali used to study at Althanwya High School which was badly damaged during the clashes in Ubari in 2014. The school was closed and now he is temporary a student at the Jeel Al-Sa’ad School. The renovation undertaken by the Stabilization Facility for Libya (SFL) led by the Government of National Accord and implemented by UNDP will allow Alhaj go back to his school, Althanwya, for the next academic year.

  • Dormitories Renovated for Heroes in Benghazi

    The Civil Defense Unit is the only institution in Benghazi that responds to natural and man-made disasters. Its role became vital as the crisis in Libya became worse. With UNDP support, The Stabilization Facility for Libya has renovated the dormitories of the Civil Defense Unit of the Libyan National Safety Authority.

  • Libyan Municipalities Plan to Communicate about Hope

    Seven communications officers from Kikla, Obari, Sabha and Sirte municipalities have completed a specialized training on strategic communication held in Tripoli from 14 to 17 August. Organized by the Stabilization Facility for Libya project (SFL), led by Government of National Accord (GNA) and implemented by UNDP, the four-day workshop brought the participants the opportunity to learn more about how to communicate with the citizens.

  • Benghazi Radiotherapy Hospital: Ready to Function Again

    “Missiles had fallen on the building destroying many offices and treatment areas. The electrical system was damaged as well, and the furniture was ruined. A lot of equipment was stolen. We were devastated,” declared a medical physicist, Dr. Hussein Alfaituri. Determined to reopen and begin treating patients again, the hospital set out the rehabilitation's works with the help of the Stabilization Facility for Libya project supported by UNDP.

  • Renewing Treatments and Hopes in Benghazi

    Adel Mehdewi lives in Benghazi. He has been suffering from kidney failure for four years. Adel will rely on the dialysis treatment he receives from the Benghazi Kidney Center until he can receive a transplant. “It’s a difficult illness to deal with,” said Adel. “If we don’t receive treatment, it will cost us our life, and with the situation in Libya, getting treatment has become harder than ever.”

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