Die Humanity 1 (Rettungsschiff von SOS Humanity) in den Farben blau und gelb auf dem Mittelmeer
Maria Giulia Trombini


& Rescue

Bei einem Rettungseinsatz auf dem Mittelmeer wird einem Menschen aus einem Schlauchboot vom Rettungsteam an Bord eines schnellen Rettungsbootes geholfen.
Max Cavallari / SOS Humanity

SOS Humanity.
Search and rescue in the Mediterranean.

SOS Humanity is a search and rescue organisation working to ensure that no one dies while fleeing.
We rescue, protect, bear witness and promote change.
Our work is supported by a solidary, civil movement and financed by donations.

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Humanity 1 operating:
Here you can find current information about our life-saving search and rescue operation.
To the current rescue report
  • 19.04.2024
    The civil court in Crotone confirms the cancellation of the arrest of Humanity 1 and emphasises that the so-called Libyan Coast Guard is endangering human lives.
  • 15.04.2024
    In the engine room - the heart of Humanity 1 - the crew carries out maintenance work.
  • 10.04.2024
    The galley has been given a new coat of paint.
  • 03.04.2024
    Our rescue ship has been in the shipyard for a week now and the crew is working on important repairs in the engine room, on deck and in the galley.
  • 25.03.2024
    The Humanity 1 is now in Augusta and will remain there for a few weeks because necessary maintenance work has to be done.
  • 19.03.2024
    Today, there will be a press conference on board Humanity 1 regarding the unlawful detention of three search and rescue ships.
  • 18.03.2024
    The illegitimate detention of Humanity 1 has been lifted! The civil court in Crotone cited “the apparent injustice of the measure issued” as the reason for the preliminary, positive decision in our fast-track appeal.
  • 05.03.2024
    Humanity 1 is detained. The justifications for this are unfounded and illegitimate.
  • 04.03.2024
    All 77 survivors could go onshore in Crotone, Italy today.
  • 02.03.2024
    The Italian authorities assign a closer port, Crotone, for the disembarkation of survivors.
  • 02.03.2024
    The Italian authorities assign Bari in eastern Italy as a port of safety.
  • 02.03.2024
    Following a distress call reported by Seabird 2, our crew is able to rescue 77 people from distress at sea. During the rescue, the so-called Libyan Coast Guard fires live bullets, causing people to end up in the water and at least one person to drown.
  • 02.03.2024
    The crew of Humanity 1 has to bear witness to an illegal pull-back by the so-called Libyan Coast Guard. The so-called Libyan Coast Guard threatens our crew.
  • 29.02.2024
    All training is successfully completed and the crew begins lookout for boats in distress.
  • 23.02.2024
    Humanity 1 departs from Syracuse, Italy. The crew will complete their trainings at sea.
  • 19.02.2024
    The new crew goes on board Humanity 1 and begins trainings for the next mission.
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