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Author: Noora Jussila

First aid remains a priority in Middle East and North Africa

Many National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the Middle East and North Africa region have taken an innovative approach on first aid. Examples of this were heard in Tunis last week, where the representatives of 15 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies gathered for a regional first aid for 10 years.

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Red Crescent helps migrants rescued from shipping container in Libya

Early in the morning of Wednesday, 22 February, Khoms branch of the Libyan Red Crescent received a phone call. They were told that 69 migrants of different nationalities had been found inside a metal container near the city, some of them dead and the others in bad condition. They had been trapped in the container for four days.

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