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MSF urges Greece to evacuate migrant camps due to coronavirus risk

Greece reported its first fatality from the virus on Thursday, in the town of Patra on the mainland. It has confirmed 117 cases of coronavirus so far, including one on the island of Lesbos, where the notorious Moria camp is located.

64 minors among those stranded on humanitarian vessel

SOS MEDITERRANEE Search and Rescue Coordinator, Nicholas Romaniuk, said that the operations were conducted with a complete lack of coordination from maritime authorities. Romaniuk underlined that the Libyan Joint Rescue Coordination Center would either not take their calls or else the person on duty would not speak English.

Watch: 223 people rescued by Ocean Viking in three separate operations

The third group, a group of 72 individuals were rescued in the search and rescue area which falls under the responsibility of the Maltese according to Doctors Without Borders.

9-month-old baby dies from dehydration in Greek refugee camp

A 9-month-old baby died in the Moria refugee camp in Greece, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced on Saturday.The...

Watch: 44 migrants transferred to AFM patrol vessel

Forty-four immigrants have been transferred to Malta by way of the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM).An AFM spokesperson...

Around 265 asylum seekers disembarked in Malta today

Around 265 asylum seekers have been disembarked in Malta this morning, bringing the total number of entering the country this week to 459.

Malta willing to take 36 migrants saved on Thursday from on-board...

The Maltese authorities have allowed the disembarkation of 36 migrants that have been saved by the Ocean Viking in its territorial waters.https://twitter.com/MSF_Sea/status/1174793516935000064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1174793516935000064&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fnewsbook.com.mt%2Fmalta-toffri-li-ddahhal-36-immigrant-salvati-minn-ocean-viking%2FThe Armed Forces...

Italy assigns a safe harbour to the Ocean Viking

Italy assigned Lampedusa as a safe harbour to 82 people rescued by the charity vessel Ocean Viking, the humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders said...

Watch: Group of rescued immigrants relocate to Germany – PM

Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced on Twitter that yet another group of immigrants have been relocated from Malta for Germany.Muscat thanked Germany for...

Updated (2): Supply boat reaches Eleonore; toys given to children

Mission Lifeline is calling on the Maltese and European authorities to negotiate for the disembarkation of 101 migrants on board their vessel.