Tag: Search And Rescue

Watch: Rescued migrants tested negative for coronavirus, Public Health Superintendent says

Superintendent of Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci said that none of the individuals rescued last week by the Armed Forces of Malta tested positive for coronavirus.

68 rescued as Libyan Coast Guard fires threatening shots at Sea-Eye

68 people were rescued by the humanitarian search and rescue organisation Sea-Eye on Monday amid threatening shots fired by the Libyan Coast Guard. The vessel set course towards another boat in distress.

Watch: 2 groups of asylum seekers leave for a better life...

Two groups of asylum seekers were relocated to Portugal and France, the government said in a statement.The...

AFM find corpse of man lost at sea off Miġra l-Ferħa

The Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) found the corpse of the young man lost at Miġra l-Ferħa in Mtaħleb on Sunday.  Police sources, informed Newsbook.com.mt...

Updated (1): Watch: PN, NGOs relieved that standoff has ended

Updated with NGOs, PN statementAfter a two-week standoff, the 356 people rescued at sea by the Norwegian-flagged charity ship, Ocean Viking, were brought in...

AFM conducting SAR operation; migrants in dinghy south of Lampedusa

A Search and Rescue operation is currently underway in the Central Mediterranean, where a rubber boat carrying migrants is believed to be distress.A spokesperson...

Hollywood star Gere speaks out to support migrants on Spanish rescue...

Hollywood star Richard Gere on Saturday called on the Italian government to stop "demonising people" and instead help migrants who have been stranded on a Spanish charity...

Watch: Richard Gere joins Open Arms; Asylum seekers remain stranded at...

The Commission has reached out to member states

52 asylum seekers rescued by Sea Watch

German civil search and rescue NGO has rescued 52 asylum seekers from a dinghy in distress, about 47 miles off Zawiya, Libya. The asylum...

‘Government denies Alan Kurdi crew from disembarking’

The volunteer crew on board the NGO vessel Alan Kurdi operated by the search and rescue NGO Sea-Eye has been denied disembarkation in Malta on Sunday.In...