‘Disaster brought suffering into situation which was already complex, vulnerable and fragile’, says the IFRC
We spoke to Tommaso Della Longa, a spokesman for the IFRC, the umbrella body for Red Cross and Red Crescent societies.
Storm Daniel kills thousands in catastrophic Libya floods
Storm Daniel has devastated parts of Libya, as catastrophic flooding has killed thousands.
The role of people smugglers in the migrant crisis
This week and last, we’ve been reporting on the migrant crisis across the Mediterranean and the political tensions faced by countries like Italy, where many of the arrivals are landed. The people smugglers are a major part of that desperate equation – both along the North African shores and as the migrants set off out…
The migrant victims of people smuggling and extortion
They have left everything they knew and they have risked everything they have: now thousands of migrants trying to make it to Europe are getting caught up in the terrifying grip of people smuggling and extortion. This programme has obtained dramatic footage, captured by filmmaker Marco Salustro, showing the gangs who intercept migrant vessels at sea…