May 11th 2016: Sea-Watch rescued more than 200 lives

In the morning: Two distress calls reached us, one rubber boat is in sight. The speed boat is already on its way. There are no other ships in the area that could possibly perform rescue. Mission report May 11th 2016 We could today respond to two distress cases north of Libya: Boat 1: Approx. 115 people…


Sea-Watch in the Aegean Sea: Monitoring and ERT

  Since deal between Turkey and EU was concluded end of March and the systematic deportation of refugees back to Turkey has been enforced, the number of refugee arrivals on Aegean Islands has dropped dramatically. Sea-Watch therefore decided on pausing our mission in the Aegean. We will however monitor the region vigorously within the framework…