Dear All One of the dangers of being exposed to so much news about refugees is that one can become enured to it all. This well-produced piece by Al Jazeera brings home the dangers and desperation of attempting to escape war zones and more once again-or it did for me. Published on May 25, 2016 More refugees are trying to reach Europe from Libya in dangerous and overcrowded boats. On Wednesday, the Italian navy said it rescued 550 people from one boat that started tipping over as the operation began. At least five people drowned.