“Nourdin Achourmtent a fisherman from Zarzis, #Tunisia “Increasingly we find more and more refugees and dead people at sea. About five years ago the first twelve dead bodies were washed up onto the beach and we had to bury them. We have even discovered dead bodies in our fishing nets, we bury the people in the best way we can. The problem comes from Libya, now we find ships with more than 700 refugees on board and we cannot rescue everyone. We ask for help and distribute the people between different fishing boats working nearby. We can no longer work as we once did, now we have many problems when we go out to sea but we have to face them and help these people.” #MSF has been training Tunisian fishermen to carry out rescue operations at sea. Read more at msf.org.uk
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