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Sea crossings continue to claim lives on North Africa’s shorelines

Sea crossings continue to claim lives on North Africa’s shorelines

The mortal remains of 30 people who lost their lives in trying to cross the Mediterranean have been recovered by the Libyan Red Crescent after a boat sank off Libya earlier this week.

Libya: Mediterranean crossing continues to claim lives

Libya: Mediterranean crossing continues to claim lives

In countries far from Europe, where conflict, disasters and poverty are rife, thousands of people have made the difficult choice of gambling their lives on the possibility of a better, safer life.

In pictures: Libyan Red Crescent volunteers provide aid to the living, and dignity to the deceased

In pictures: Libyan Red Crescent volunteers provide aid to the living, and dignity to the deceased

Volunteers of Libyan Red Crescent do whatever they can to help people in need, regardless of where they are from. Many of those who need help are migrants from either sub-Saharan Africa, or the Middle East.

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P.O. Box 541
Benghazi

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Tel: (218) (61) 909 5202/909 5152/908 1582
Fax: (218) (61) 909 5829
Email: libyanrc@gmail.com
Web: http://www.libyanrc.org

Language of correspondence: Arabic

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  • President: Dr. Maher DAOUB
  • Vice-President: Mr Mansour WALI
  • President of the steering Committee: Mr Moustafa KNEIFER
  • Secretary General: Mr Mustafa Hassan KHNAIFER
  • Head of International Relations Department: Dr. Fawzi ALZWAI

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