TINDOUF (Algeria) – Wednesday, 16 February 2022 (APS) – The chairwomen of the Algerian Red Crescent, Saïda Benhabiles, said Wednesday in Tindouf that Algeria would provide healthcare to migrants in border areas.

“Algeria has decided to provide healthcare for migrants in border areas,” the head of the Algerian Red Crescent said at the House of Culture in Tindouf (some 2000 km southeast of Algiers), on the sidelines of a visit the chairman of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Francesco Rocca, paid Wednesday to the province, including the Sahrawi refugee camps.

The initiative includes providing schooling to the children of migrants, she said, explaining that the education provided to the migrants’ children will be free of charge, with free school items.