More aid for stay at home and arrive by quotas. These are the results for some surprise, a survey sponsored by the 'Focsiv'
, the umbrella federation of 64 NGOs of Christian International Volunteer Service. For 62% of Italians, even in times of crisis, international aid to the developed countries should be increased and almost one in two (45%) considers it a priority to allocate aid to support development projects in countries of origin of immigrants.
Population, that of foreigners in our country, well that 83% of our citizens deemed excessive. A similar percentage (78% of the sample) believed that aid to countries of origin are the most 'effective way to reduce the flow of migration to Italy, although 56% believe immigrants necessary to economic development of our country.
The 'solidarity barometer research also reveals that 65 out of a hundred Italian soldiers and cut spending in 51 believe that the army can be a tool to support development cooperation and humanitarian aid only in the context of the UN mission, against 27% who believes that the armed forces can always be used as supporting cooperation and 22 who thinks that should not be ever.
The magazine 'Famiglia Cristiana'
anticipates the results of this year and confirms the availability of Italians to support first-solidarity initiatives both nationally and internationally. Over the past 12 months 44% of Italians have made a donation, 33% more than one. Italian Priorities for immediate action are unemployment, hunger and world peace, indicated respectively by 57, between 40 and 34% of respondents. 27% selected international terrorism, 25% indicates the violence and exploitation of children, 9% pronounced for environmental protection. Combating illiteracy, this sign of the times, is shown only from 3 percent. Italians favor among potential recipients of donations to charities and NGOs (73%) than for the first time in ten years, payable in trust exceeds the international organizations, has always come first. The Barometer reveals that finally the sector which are directed towards the majority of the donations is confirmed once again that doctor. In second place are those who have made a gift given to natural disasters in Italy (46%), and could not be otherwise since the period when the survey was, behind the severe earthquake in the Abruzzi.