Showing posts with label overcrowded boats. Show all posts
Showing posts with label overcrowded boats. Show all posts

Friday, March 24, 2017

Five children among 12 Syrians killed as boat sinks off Turkey

Five children were among 11 Syrians killed after their plastic boat sank off Turkey's Aegean coast Friday, the Dogan news agency said, the first such reported incident in months on an illegal migrant route meant to have been all but shut down.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Spanish NGO helps refugees overcome sea-crossing trauma with swimming lessons

A Spanish non-governmental organization has been providing special classes for young refugees in an attempt to help them overcome the trauma experienced when crossing the stretch of water between Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos in unstable and overcrowded vessels.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Libya: UN agency helps country upgrade response to boats in distress of its coast

 UN, 19 August 2015 – Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee agency has announced that it has set up a forum to improve the country’s response to boats in distress its waters by streamlining information sharing and coordination with international organizations.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Aprovlepto El Kratos News (April 2015 - B)

Italian navy and coast guard ships rescued around 1,500 migrants aboard five boats in the southern Mediterranean in less than 24 hours, officials said on Sunday...

All of the migrants were rescued on Saturday by two coast guard ships and one navy ship in five separate operations, the coast guard said in a statement.

Three of the migrants' boats were in difficulty and sent rescue requests via satellite phones while they were off the coast of Libya. ......The Italian vessels spotted the other two while heading for the others.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Amid rise in Mediterranean crossings, UN urges solutions for refugees seeking safety

UN, 11 April 2014 – The United Nations refugee agency today stressed the need to find durable solutions for those making the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean, as it reported that the Italian navy had rescued some 6,000 people who had set out from Libya in overcrowded boats over the past four days alone.
“The Mediterranean is one of the busiest seaways in the world, as well as a dangerous frontier for many asylum-seekers trying to find safety in Europe,” Melissa Fleming, a spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told reporters in Geneva.
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