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Last Updated: Tuesday March 01 2011 18:31 GMT

Help needed for people trying to leave violent Libya

Refugees leaving Libya

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With violent fighting still taking place across the country, thousands of people are desperately leaving Libya.

So far 140,000 people have left the country for neighbours Tunisia and Egypt - that's the number of people who live in a big town like Brighton or Blackpool.

All these people are leaving their homes - so need shelter, food and water.

Lots are having to live in very difficult conditions - Hayley explains the situation they are facing.