Geneva, 15 June 2018 – The Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Elhadj As Sy, will be in Valencia for the expected arrival of the Aquarius and the two boats escorting it over the weekend.

More than 600 people will disembark having been rescued by the Aquarius on Sunday 10 June.

Spanish Red Cross emergency teams will be at the port to assist people as they arrive.

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In Valencia: John Phillips, +41 79 217 3376, john.phillips@ifrc.org

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