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    In 2017, MSF continued its search and rescue operations to assist refugees, asylum seekers and migrants on the perilous central Mediterranean Sea route, while facing increasing political and operational challenges.

    According to the International Organization for Migration, at least 2,835 people drowned while attempting to cross from Libya to Europe by sea in 2017. The UN migration agency also noted that...

    Read full article in the International Activity Report 2017

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