Timeline of displacement

Libya Red Crescent estimates that there could be as many as 500,000 internally displaced people various parts of the country.

← Return to Libya – complex emergency

16 May 2014

Beginning of armed conflict. People displaced from Sidi Faraj and Bnina.

Total number of people displaced: Over 1,100 

14 August 2014

Continuation of fighting in Werchafanah city.

Total number of people displaced: 17,600

15 September 2014

Clashes break out in Urbari city, displacing over 1,200 from the region.

Total number of people displaced: 18,000

18 October 2014

Heaving fighting breaks out near Kikla and Al Qalah.

Total number of people displaced: 39,400

15 November 2014

Conflict escalates on outskirts of Dema city and surrounding districts, displacing close to 5,000 people

1 January 2015

People begin to move from the Central region and area around the Oil Crescent.

23 February 2015

Total number of people displaced: 550,000
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies