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Italy allocates1.4 million euros for aids in Libya

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The Italian ministry for foreign affairs and international cooperation announced providing a total of 1.4 million euros to support emergency aid projects carried out by international organizations in the country in Libya.

The humanitarian intervention will focus on activities to protect the most vulnerable people and to prevent illegal migration across the Mediterranean, as well as providing healthcare for the population, ANSA med reported.

500,000 euros will be allocated to the International Committee of the Red Cross to provide medical assistance to the internally displaced and civilians affected by the conflict, also through the Libyan Red Crescent.

Other 450,000 euros have been pledged for the UN’s refugee agency. Additional 450,000 euros will be given to the International Organization for Migration to support activities of distribution of first aid kits to the internally displaced and intervention for the repatriation of migrants to their countries.