When is the right moment to exit from a humanitarian crisis? The case of Libya

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Delivering humanitarian assistance beyond the ‘expiry date’ risk to create dependencies, and negatively affect people’s self-initiative. Using Libya as a case study, where the acute crisis is over but development programming has not yet kicked in, we propose a discussion on when is the right time to exit from a humanitarian crisis, and the funding instruments required for a successful transition to more development-oriented programming.