"Until everybody is safe, nobody is safe," the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies tells Euronews.
Biden’s team had earlier said he would work quickly to undo the policy instituted by former president Donald Trump that became known as “deportation with a layover.”
The shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea is the first maritime disaster in 2021 involving migrants and refugees seeking better lives in Europe.
The large brawl involved nationals from Syria and several African countries at an overcrowded migrant reception camp outside of Cyprus’ capital Nicosia.
The Commission said the funds will help migrants and refugees "facing a humanitarian disaster" by financing warm clothing, blankets, food, healthcare and mental health and psychological support.
In the Tuscan coastal city of Livorno, a social project matches young migrants with elderly residents in need of help or companionship.
Two men convicted in UK of killing 39 migrants found dead in truck container last year