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More than 35,000 Ghanaians in Lybia to cross the sea to Europe

More than 35,550 Ghanaians are in war ravaged Libya waiting to cross the sea to Europe, according to International Organization for Migrations

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They are part of a 636,426 strong migrant population desperate to embark on the dangerous journey in an attempt to enter Europe for greener pastures. 

A press statement issued to the Ghana News Agency by the Catholic Relief Services to commemorate the International Day for. Migrants, quoted the IOM as saying that almost 3,400 migrants and refugees died in 2018 globally. 

It said the CRS’ under its Action for the Protection and an Intergration of Migrants in Africa (APIMA) project “is working to ensure safe migration for a dignified life in West Africa”. 

“And will continue to target the youth including both returned migrants and potential migrants by promoting economic opportunities through providing Life and Employability Skills Training, increasing awareness on safe practices, engaging front-line government agencies in recognizing abuse and exploitation.

Source : ghananews.org

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