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22 Jun 2015 description
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Assessment Report
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Annex 1 - Secondary Data Review

Save the Children’s Egypt-Libya-Tunisia Assessment (SCELTA)

Crossing an ocean of sand

In May 2015, Save the Children International (SCI) conducted a rapid humanitarian needs assessment of children and youth in Libya as well as neighbouring Tunisia and Egypt.

22 Nov 2012 description
report Save the Children

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Eileen Burke 203.216.0718

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30 Sep 2011 description

Concern for migrants' detention on the ships

ROME - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Save the Children - working together as partners since 2006 in the framework of Praesidium Project at the Reception and Rescue Centre of Lampedusa - are expressing their concern over the Italian authorities ' decision to declare Lampedusa an unsafe port.

11 May 2011 description
report Save the Children

Unaccompanied children as young as 12 are risking their lives as they flee political instability in North Africa in migrant boats bound for Europe, Save the Children has warned.

120 lone children are at a reception centre on the Italian island of Lampedusa after making a potentially deadly journey across the Mediterranean in boats. Such children frequently arrive on the island cold, hungry and terrified after spending days at sea without enough food, water and shelter.

15 Feb 2011 description
report Save the Children

Thousands of Tunisian migrants including children travelling alone have travelled to the small Italian island of Lampedusa following the uprising which overthrew the Tunisian government last month.

Approximately 4,000 people arrived on the Mediterranean island located between Tunisia and Italy during the past week - among them at least 200 children searching for international protection, fleeing from tension and violence, or taking the opportunity to look for better living conditions in Europe.

Save the Children is operating in Lampedusa, Sicily and Puglia to intercept unaccompanied …