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Rebels battle for control of Libyan oil town

"French aid group Action Against Hunger (ACF) said a new wave of refugees fleeing the fighting in Libya was crossing into Tunisia and warned that even more might be on their way. 'A month after the start of the conflict, the number of displaced people fleeing the violence is again on the increase at the border between Libya and Tunisia,' ACF said."

LIBYA: Aid workers call for access to the vulnerable

"Mechanisms must be established quickly to ensure humanitarian access to millions of Libyans trapped behind battle lines, relief officials say. Save the Children, Merlin, Islamic Relief, Action Against Hunger and Christian Aid estimate that four million people, including at least a million children, are in areas that are inaccessible."

ACF Emergency Humanitarian Team Dispatched to Libya-Tunisia Border

UPDATE: March 6, 2011—As the Libyan conflict continues, humanitarian agencies such as Action Against Hunger | ACF International are preparing for a potential new influx of displaced populations in the coming days. Action Against Hunger's teams continue to prioritize public health and sanitation in the makeshift camp of Chouchen along the Libyan-Tunisian border (five miles from Ras Jedir), which currently houses some 14,000 refugees of various nationalities awaiting repatriation to their countries of origin.

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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