Libyans called for help to find out the fate of 500 people living in the village of "Al-Wardia", located 30 kilometers southwest of the city of Al-Bayda, and near a road linking it to the city of Al-Marj.
The village is located in a picturesque area in the middle of the forests of the Green Mountain, which made it a favorite shrine for Libyans in the east of the country, and its photos are circulating on social media, explains the head of the General Federation of Libyan Trade Unions, Nermine Al-Sharif, who has relatives in it.
The village is known for selling the finest natural honey, yogurt and natural mountain herbs such as thyme, apple leaves and other products used in Libyan food, and it had famous stalls, all of which became "relic after eye".
Search for residents
The floods "washed away people and stone" in the village of Al-Wardiya because they were located directly on the road, according to the testimony of a resident, Fawzi Aqila, and the place became deserted after it was full of life.
Efforts to search for the residents, most of whom are not yet known, continue, as teams of the National Safety Authority and security forces were present in the area, supported by "police dogs", in an attempt to find any trace.
Destruction of infrastructure
In addition to the tragedy of the village of Al-Wardia, the road network linking "Al-Wadi Al-Ahmar, Al-Khuwaimat and Silk Bu Askar" was destroyed, making it in need of urgent humanitarian relief.
The Red Crescent Society, as well as the Al-Bayda Municipality Council, intervened to urgently deliver food, water and subsistence aid to those areas, and Egyptian army helicopters participated in transporting this aid, especially with the difficulty of moving on the ground.
In addition to the death of 11300,10 people and the loss of more than 70,<>, according to the statistics of the Red Crescent Society and the United Nations on the victims of the floods of Storm "Daniel", the head of the emergency room of the Roads and Bridges Authority, Hussein Sweidan, said that the rate of damage to infrastructure in the affected areas is estimated at about <> percent.
Sweidan said 11 bridges collapsed as a result of the floods, 2 of which connect Derna to the cities of Sousse and Kouba, 6 others inside Derna itself, and 3 bridges on the road between Shahat and Sousse.
80 percent of water ferries collapsed in all towns and villages in the eastern region, and damage to public roads reached 50 percent in the affected areas.