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Holland Gives 1M Euros to IOM to Help Fund Refugee Project

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Close to 1 million Euros were donated by the Dutch government to fund the Supporting Humanitarian Repatriation and Reintegration of Vulnerable Migrants out of Libya, a 12-month project run by the UN’s International Organization of Migration (IOM). The purpose behind the IOM’s project is to …

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15 Refugees Dead After Boat Sinks.

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) A rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea reported that about 15 refugees died after a dinghy carrying around 100 people began to sink on Thursday. According to Aris Messinis, a photographer for AFP, the dinghy departed Libya Wednesday afternoon, however, the vessel was facing 2.5 meter-high …

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6,500 Refugees Rescued

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Tuesday, the Italian coastguard said that close to 3,000 migrants and refugees were saved in 30 different rescue missions in the Strait of Sicily on Tuesday. In the last two days, close to 10,000 lives were saved by rescue missions on the Mediterranean Sea. …

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