30.05.23After a 4-day journey, all 88 survivors – 10 of whom are minors – are safely disembarked in the northerly Italian port of Livorno.
26.05.23We were assigned the port of Livorno, Italy 1400 km away. That means days of travel. The survivors report a second boat in distress, but Italian authorities order us to go back to Italy.
26.05.23This morning, the crew of Humanity 1 rescued 88 people from an overcrowded, unseaworthy wooden boat in international waters as rain set in. The rescued people had been at sea for 3 days without lifejackets and are now safely onboard Humanity 1.
25.05.23Yesterday, the Italian Rescue Control Center alerted several ships about a boat with 27 people on board in distress in international waters off the Libyan coast. Before the Humanity 1 reaches the ship, our crew learns from the merchant ship P. Long Beach that they have taken all 27 people on board and are returning them to Libya.
23.05.23The crew on board the Humanity 1 is starting the lookout for boats in distress. At times, they are exposed to bad weather conditions and high waves.
17.05.2023The Humanity 1 is on its way to the mission area. The crew is preparing for a possible rescue on board.
08.05.2023The Humanity 1 is currently in the port of Siracusa, Italy, for a crew change. At the same time, preparations are already underway for the next operation.
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