Save the Children launches £1m fundraising appeal for search and rescue boat
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Save the Children launches £1m fundraising appeal for search and rescue boat

26 Aug 2016 | Hugh Radojev

Save the Children UK has launched a £1m fundraising appeal to outfit and support a search and rescue boat which will operate in the Mediterranean over the next 15 months.

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Save the Children launches £1m fundraising appeal for search and rescue boat

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