UAE team arrives in Libya to help identify flood victims

The UAE has sent a dedicated team to help Libyan authorities identify flood victims in the worst-hit Derna.

The Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) team includes a group of experts in forensic medicine, dentistry and DNA to help in the identification process. 

The team's leader Dr. Issa Ahmed Al Awadhi has met with the Libyan ministers of health and interior, as well as a number of officials in Derna, to discuss the implementation plans for the identification process.

It's part of efforts by the UAE authorities to aid Libya in dealing with the aftermath of the floods that left thousands dead and wounded.

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