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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# storm daniel

This week
24th September 2023 - 27th September 2023
Libyan prosecutor general orders arrest of eight officials after flooding disaster
Derna’s mayor Abdulmonem al-Ghaithi, who was sacked after the flood, is among the detainees.
Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Libyan authorities divide flood-hit city of Derna with buffer zones fearing disease outbreaks
Libyan protesters gathered in central Derna yesterday in the first mass demonstration since the flood.
Aid arrives in flood-hit Libya, where at least 40,000 people are displaced
The death toll from Derna alone has risen to 11,300, the United Nations has said.
This month
September 2023
Libyan prosecutor opens probe into collapse of two dams after 11,000 killed
Recovery efforts have been hampered by difficulty getting aid to the hardest-hit areas and the destruction of infrastructure.
Death toll soars to 11,300 after flooding in Libyan coastal city of Derna
A UN official has said that most casualties could have been avoided.
UN says thousands of Libya flood deaths could have been avoided
More than 5,000 people are believed to have died, with thousands more injured and left homeless.
Aid workers who managed to reach Derna described devastation in the city centre, with thousands still missing and tens of thousands left homeless.
At least 30,000 people in Derna were displaced by the flooding, the UN’s International Organisation for Migration said.
Nearly 4,000 dead after Libya floods and thousands more missing
The Mediterranean coastal city of Derna was hit by a huge flash flood late on Sunday.
More than 5,300 people feared dead and 10,000 missing in flood-hit eastern Libya
The storm also lashed Turkey, Bulgaria and Greece in recent days.