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Mission report June 23rd 2016

After more than 12 hours of mission the two speed boats are finally craned and the crew is receiving a long deserved rest. The pictures of today’s events depict happy people shortly after their rescue, thoughtful people in long waiting periods and – sadly – also one dead body being transferred onto another rescue vessel.…

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SEA-WATCH AIR starts mission!

Sea-Watch launches an airplane for airial reconnossaince in the Central Med, extending its humanitarian rescue operation in a new cooperation with Humaitarion Pilot Initiative (HPI) as Sea-Watch Air. The catastrophic conditions for refugees call for a more effecient rescue efforts and the use of air survaillance. It will allow us a broader scan of the…

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Live from the Sea-Watch 2: 240 persons from West Africa rescued

Another busy day: In the early morning our crew spotted 3 boats with approx. 240 persons from West Africa, mostly Nigeria. Among again many women and also small children. Together with the Dignity 1 from Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières all people were rescued.     One of our doctors explains the state of…

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Live from the Sea-Watch 2: Three boats spotted – Rescue initiated

Live 2.00pm For our crew the day started eventfully early in the morning. Shortly before 6am we spotted three boats from our crow’s nest. We safeguarded the first boat with its 140 occupants mostly coming from West Africa. Among them children and pregnant women. For further medical supply four of them have been taken on…

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