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11 February 2015

UNHCR calls for EU states to provide Italy with ‘proper support to deal with people making irregular crossings’

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has urged European nations to ramp up search and rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea following the region’s first major maritime tragedy this year in which dozens of people perished, apparently from hypothermia. (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | UN calls for boosted search, rescue efforts as migrants die of hypothermia in Mediterranean