Storm Alex: in Ventimiglia, migrants, other victims of the disaster

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Storm Alex hits the coast of the Côte d'Azur, in Nice on October 2, 2020 (illustration photo).

AFP / Valery Hache

By: Alexis Bedu Follow

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On the night of Friday 2 to Saturday 3 October 2020, storm Alex killed at least eight people in France and Italy.

The bad weather destroyed infrastructure, shops and homes, especially in the cross-border valley of Roya.

And this natural disaster will also have consequences for migrants seeking to cross into France.

Report on the Italian side of the border in Ventimiglia. 

  • France

  • Italy

  • Immigration

  • Natural disasters

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