Protesters changing "Libya! Libya!" called on authorities to expedite their investigation into the disaster, for the UN to set up..
Place in Cyrenaica, Libya
Derna is a port city in eastern Libya. With a population of around 85,000 to 90,000, Derna was once the seat of one of the wealthiest provinces among the Barbary States. The city is now the administrative capital of Derna District, which covers a much smaller area than the old province. Among Libyan cities, Derna has a unique location and physical environment, as it lies between Jebel Akhdar, the Mediterranean Sea, and the desert. The city is also home to people of many different backgrounds.
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Derna, Libya media coverage
Specialist divers are still finding the bodies of people washed out to sea from Derna trapped beneath the water.
The death toll in Libya’s deadly flooding caused by the breaching of two dams in the coastal city of Derna has reached 11,300,..