Over 30.000 people displaced between August and October in the Centre of Italy due to several earthquakes, whose tremors are still threatening the life of its inhabitants. Experts asserted October 30th quake has been the strongest in 35 years, registering a 6.6 on the Richter scale. One is man-made, the other is an uncontrollable –… Read More What Textils, Wars and Earthquakes Have in Common in Italy
Too slow is the aid sent to the survivors of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan, and help in many areas has not yet arrived. Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, hopes that in the next 48 hours intervention will be more timely. “The situation is… Read More S.O.S.
A new wave of immigrants disembarked on the coast of Sicily and Calabria (South of Italy) throughout the month of August in inhumane conditions and after a blunt rejection from the Mediterranean neighbour, Malta. 600 immigrants only on 15 August between Sicily and Calabria, including 106 people saved offshore 90 miles south of Lampedusa, and… Read More Italy faces another wave of immigrants, emergency or not emergency?