How a volunteer medic rescued a pregnant woman and her family in the Alps
Since last December, Benoît Ducos, a trained member of the ski patrol who provides emergency medical and rescue services in the Alps, has been volunteering his services to help migrants stranded in the mountains. Despite snow and freezing temperatures, migrants have been traversing treacherous mountain passes to cross from Italy into France. Ducos told InfoMigrants about how he rescued a woman who was eight and a half months pregnant and her family.
Abo's story, a tale of death and survival in Sabratha
Abo watched his mother being killed by members of a gang known as 'Asma Boys' in Sabratha, Libya, his father Mammi said. Abo and his father, who are migrants from Sierra Leone, have been detained at the Gharyian Center for the past four months after they reported her death to the police.
British man feeds millions of refugees with his traveling kitchen
Ghafoor Hussain is a British citizen who's been feeding stranded refugees in different areas of Europe since 2015. Most recently, he drove his kitchen-bus on a new mission from his home in Stockton in the UK, to the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece.
"He dug a grave in the middle of the desert to bury an unidentified migrant“
Many tragedies occur when migrants seek to cross the desert between the city of Agadez, in Niger, and the Libyan border. While on a rescue mission with the IOM, Mohamed Aghali* came across a body in the middle of the desert. He told his story to InfoMigrants.