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Eight days waiting on Ocean Viking amid overwhelming medical needs: SOS MEDITERRANEE and IFRC call for 460 survivors’ right to disembark

(Marseille/Budapest/Geneva – 2 September 2022) 460 women, children, babies and men are stuck in limbo waiting to disembark. Some with overwhelming medical needs have been stuck onboard eight days after …

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SOS MEDITERRANEE, MSF and SEA-WATCH alert on the critical risk of more deaths in the central Mediterranean this summer in the absence of European state led search and rescue operation

Central Mediterranean, 3rd August 2022 – In this summer season, SOS MEDITERRANEE, MSF and SEA-WATCH urgently call for the provision of European state-led search and rescue maritime assets in the central …

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SOS MEDITERRANEE alerts on long blockages in the Mediterranean ahead of the summer, a trend that could lead to more deaths at sea

SOS MEDITERRANEE calls for a European commitment to a sustainable disembarkation mechanism for survivors rescued in the central Mediterranean During the latest mission of the NGO ship Ocean Viking, almost …

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