Since November 2014, through its emergency operation, WFP has provided 2,700 mt of assorted food assistance in Libya to assist over 250,000 beneficiaries cumulatively.
According to the HNO, there are approximately three million people affected by the Libyan crisis, of which 2.4 million need humanitarian assistance and about 1.3 million are at risk of being food insecure.
Security remains very volatile inside Libya. On 03 November Mohamad al-Gaddar, the Planning Minister of the Tripoli-based government, the General National Congress (GNC), was kidnapped by armed gunmen. On 05 November the Tunisian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Libyan gunmen had kidnapped dozens of Tunisians in western Libya to demand the release of a Libyan arrested in Tunisia.