14 Sep 2023

Libya floods: Demands for inquiry into burst dams as death toll rises

As the death toll grows, so too does the anger – and a country divided by the legacy of civil war is now united in its call for accountability.

With the relief operation now underway in Derna, politicians in both of Libya’s parallel governments are calling for an inquiry into why the dams didn’t hold, and whether some of the devastation could have been prevented.