Mar 21 2013, 6:51am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr
Today the Amber Alert Europe Initiative announced Amber Alert Europe. The aim of Amber Alert Europe is to rescue children during the first hours after their abduction or after becoming the victim of human trafficking.
AMBER Alert Europe first steps:
"When a child is taken, there is not a moment to lose. US research showed that in 76 percent of the missing children homicide cases studied, the child was dead within three hours of the abduction-and in 88.5 percent of the cases the child was dead within 24 hours*. That is what an AMBER Alert is for - to be a lifesaver by ensuring that within minutes the entire nation is on the lookout for a missing child," explains Frank Hoen, founder of both AMBER Alert Europe and AMBER Alert Netherlands. "Many EU member states responded to the EU commission's call for action and have launched a national child alert system. That is great. Now we need to take the next step, as in Europe borders are always near. A child abductor will not stop at the border, so neither should a child alert."
More details on the Amber Alert Europe site .
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