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Volunteers from the Italian Red Cross continue to support hundreds of people making perilous journeys to escape violence or persecution every day.
Ahmed Zeki, father-of-four, loves exercise so much that he’s built a gym in the middle of the woods in Serbia to encourage fellow migrants to stay healthy in their stressful situation. Zeki himself endured a life-threatening journey to safety from Afghanistan.
It’s a 40-minute walk to the closest supermarket for Syrian family Barishan, 30, her husband Rashid Musa, 34, and their three children. They live in Nea Kavala camp in northern Greece and are among the people who have received a Red Cross cash card to enable them to buy what they need.
What would you do if your country became mired in conflict? If the only way to protect your family was to put them in danger, to put them on a boat in the middle of the night? What would you do if there was no way back?
At least 75 people, most of them women and young children, have been reported dead after landslides triggered by days of severe rain swept down Chittagong Hills, just two weeks after Cyclone Mora battered the same region.