Press release

Ocean Viking left in limbo at sea ahead of Christmas weekend

Marseille, December 23 – 114 survivors are stranded on board the Ocean Viking with no solution in sight for their disembarkation, one week after they were rescued in the central …

Press release

Ocean Viking faces a new standoff at sea: disembarkation is urgently needed

Today marks the fourth day of the Ocean Viking waiting for a place of safety in international waters of the central Mediterranean with 553 survivors on board and no solution for their disembarkation in sight.

Press release

IFRC launches emergency appeal to join SOS MEDITERRANEE’s life-saving mission as deaths soar in the Mediterranean Sea

Geneva/Marseille, 19 July 2021 – The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an Emergency Appeal to provide life-saving assistance to people in distress in the Central Mediterranean Sea.


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