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Dozens missing and hundreds rescued in tragic weekend of boat disasters

Dozens missing and hundreds rescued in tragic weekend of boat disasters

More than 700 people attempting the lethal sea crossing from North Africa to Italy were rescued and taken to Sicily this weekend.

Widowed father reunited with children after desperate search in Sicily

Widowed father reunited with children after desperate search in Sicily

Italian Red Cross RFL teams ensure newly arrived migrant families reunite in ports before leaving for the main land.

Helping vulnerable migrants in their own language

Helping vulnerable migrants in their own language

Former footballer from Libya became a Red Cross worker assisting migrants landing on Italian shores with translation.

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