Two months after flood in Libya’s Derna, mental anguish still takes lives

The damage left behind is more than physical as people mourn lost loved ones and deal with their own trauma., Derna, Libya – About a month after floods devastated Libya’s eastern city of Derna, Dr Khaled al-Shaari was discovered by his neighbours. He had taken his own life near his flood-ravaged home. His death was not an isolated event. In the weeks following the catastrophe, 25 other Derna residents have died by suicide. Al-Shaari, 38, had been suffering psychological trauma after losing both his family and home after the two,2023-11-15 10:38:00,Read More