Weekend Reads Rescue in the Mediterranean: Ocean Viking landed 236 migrants in Sicily
1. “Ocean Prey” by John Sandford (G.P. Putnam's Sons) 2. “On the House: A Washington Memoir” by John Boehner (St. Martin's Press) 3. “Dog Man: Mothering Heights” by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic) 4. “The Devil's Hand” by Jack Carr (Atria/Emily Bestler Books) 5. “The Women of the Bible Speak” by Shannon Bream (Broadside Books) 6. “The Lighter Step-By-Step Instant Pot Cookbook” by Jeffrey Eisner (Voracious/Little, Brown) 7. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 8. “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman (Viking) 9. “Hush Little Girl” by Lisa Regan (Bookouture) 10. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 11. “The Good Sister” by Sally Hepworth (St.
The emergency boat at sea Ocean Viking has landed Saturday in the port of Augusta, Sicily, 236 migrants He had rescued at sea on Tuesday off Libya. Among the survivors of about fifteen nationalities, embedded on board two pneumatic canoes, "what is striking is that there are many minors, of which 114 are unaccompanied," said Frédéric Penard, Director Operations of SOS Mediterranean, the NGO based in Marseille that chains this boat.
As they have been rescued, migrants were in international waters, 32 nautical miles (51 km) off Zawiya, Western Libya city, according to Sos Mediterranean. By descending from the Ocean Viking, they were subject to identity checks and had to pass CVIV-19 detection tests, conducted by health personnel in high protection, according to images taken on site. Isolated miners were conducted in special reception structures.
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Dramatic Fairy of a Rescue on 22 April
By announcing the landing operations of the survivors in Sicily, SOS Mediterranean returned Saturday on the failed rescue operation of April 22, when the crew of the Ocean Viking, his boat Ambulance, had arrived too late to help some 130 migrants embedded in another lifeboat.
Video: Ocean Viking arrives 236 migrants in Sicily (AFP)
"Seven Years After the End of Operation Mare Nostrum, SOS Mediterranean always asks that a European Research Schedule and Rescue Effective, in line with the law and responding to values of humanity, is urgently reinstated, "argues Saturday the NGO. "This goes through the return to effective, fast and non-exclusive coordination, in full respect of international maritime law, between the maritime authorities and all vessels present at sea".
Seventeen migrants found dead on a boat off the Canary Islands
© Copyright 2021, Obs New Drama in Mediterranean. Seventeen people were found dead on a boat carrying migrants off the Canary Islands, and three were saved, announced Spanish sea relief on Tuesday, April 27. The boat was first identified by a Spanish army to some 265 nautical miles (about 500 kilometers) southeast of El Hierro Island, the smallest of the Canaries, and a ship of emergency at sea has been sent to the area.
believing that "the restoration of a European search and rescue fleet is the only option," SOS Mediterranean points out that on April 22 the only boats trying to find people in perdition were three merchant ships and the Ocean Viking .
The NGO welcomes, however, that Friday, "for the first time in months, a ship of the European Marine, the Italian Navy specifically, has made a rescue in international waters off Libya". "We hope that this announces an awareness of the European governments," said Sophie Beau, Executive Director and co-founder of the association.
In its communiqué, SOS Méditerranée ensures to have rescued nearly 33,000 people since February 2016, first with the Aquarius, then the Ocean Viking. At least 453 migrants have died since the beginning of the year by trying to reach Europe by the Mediterranean, according to the figures of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
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