Libya: ICRC-chartered ship reunites families
30-06-2011 Photo gallery
The ICRC has just finished transferring people between Tripoli and Benghazi and between Benghazi and Tripoli in an operation that started on 23 June. "Most of the people we have transferred are Libyans who were working away from their home towns or visiting relatives or friends when the conflict broke out,” explained Paul Castella, outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Tripoli. “After four months of separation, they were eager to rejoin their families and there were scenes of joy in both ports when family members were reunited."