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More deaths in the Mediterranean Sea highlight need for EU-wide search and rescue plan

Headline Title:  More deaths in the Mediterranean Sea highlight need for EU-wide search and rescue plan 05 December 2014  European Union member states must urgently step up efforts to protect refugees and migrants trying to reach their countries by sea after it was revealed this morning that 16 bodies were found on board a rubber dinghy rescued off the coast of Libya yesterday, said Amnesty International.  “These latest deaths show yet again how vital it is that the EU maintains adequate search and rescue capacity along the routes taken by those fleeing conflict and…

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