World: IFRC launches appeal to join SOS MEDITERRANEE’s life-saving mission as deaths soar in the Mediterranean Sea

19 Juli 2021
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Italy, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Sudan, Tunisia, World
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies

Lives continue to be lost in the Mediterranean Sea, particularly on the treacherous Central Mediterranean route between Libya and Europe. 792 people are known to have died in the first half of 2021.