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New aircraft Seabird 2 takes off!

Samira is Tactical Coordinator for our air reconnaissance mission Airborne. Airborne has been flying reconnaissance missions over the Mediterranean Sea since 2017. From the air, they document human rights violations and support the civilian fleet – since February 2022 with a new aircraft, the Seabird 2.     On 19 February 2022, Seabird 2 flew…

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Defending Solidarity together: Sea-Watch supports Louise Michel

Last year, we were able to support a group of activists in deploying the civilian rescue ship MV Louise Michel on life-saving mission in the Mediterranean. Earlier this year, they were able to rescue 93 people from distress at sea during a mission. A crew member of the MV Louise Michel reports on the project:…

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Airborne Monthly Factsheet November 2021

This factsheet outlines a summary of the distress cases witnessed in November 2021 by Sea-Watch’s Airborne crews with their aircraft Seabird.* In November 2021 we conducted 14 operations, with a total flight time of 92 hours and 30 minutes. We spotted at least 1.862 persons in distress aboard 25 different boats.   Overview of boats in distress and empty boats…

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Defending Solidarity together: Sea-Watch supports Sea-Eye

In April last year, we were able to support the civilian sea rescue organisation Sea-Eye in sending its new alliance ship, the SEA-EYE 4, on a life-saving mission to the Mediterranean. Thanks to our funding, the organisation was able to refit and equip its ship as a rescue vessel and strengthen its own structures sustainably…

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We are Sea-Watch: Max from the Fundraising Team

Max has been with Sea-Watch for two years. In the fundraising team, he is the contact person for our supporting members. Today he tells us how he came to Sea-Watch, why it needs supporting members at all and what his most memorable moments with Sea-Watch have been so far.     Hi Max. You have…

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