` – The founder of Emergency Gino Strada died today. He was 73 years old. The news of the death was confirmed by Emergency and by her daughter, Cecilia.
“Friends, as you may have seen my dad is gone. I cannot reply to your many messages that I see coming, because I am in the middle of the sea and we have just made a rescue. I wasn’t with him, but of all the places I could have been — well, I was here with ResQ – People saving people saving lives. This is what my father and mother taught me. “This is her message on Facebook.” I embrace you all, strong, I am close to you, and we feel when we can “, she concludes.
The first reactions
“Defending man and his dignity always and everywhere. This is the best lesson of Gino Strada that we must never forget. My closeness to his loved ones and to all of Emergency”. This is how Health Minister Roberto Speranza remembers it on Twitter.