Category Archives: Europe

Migrant Crisis : Rescuers pulled nearly 300 people from rubber boats

Sub-Saharan migrants cover themselves with a heating blanket on the deck of the Golfo Azzurro after been rescued from the Mediterranean sea, about 24 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. Rescuers pulled nearly 300 people from two rubber boats in waters off the coast and were looking for 100 more believed to be on another boat missing since Sunday.

Mass migrant rescue in Mediterranean waters

A child reacts among migrants as they try to reach a rescue craft from their overcrowded raft, while lifeguards from the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue all 112 on aboard, including two pregnant women and five children, as it drifts out of control in the central Mediterranean Sea, some 36 nautical miles off the Libyan coast.

Europe’s migrant crisis far from over

An overcrowded raft drifts out of control in the central Mediterranean Sea, some 36 nautical miles off the Libyan coast, before lifeguards from the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue all 112 on aboard, including two pregnant women and five children.

Migrants rescued by the Topaz Responder, a rescue ship…

Migrants and refugees seated on a rubber boat wait to be rescued by the Topaz Responder, a rescue ship run by Maltese NGO Moas and the Italian Red Cross off the Libyan coast.

Paris migrant camp dismantled

 

Authorities transfer thousands of migrants from a makeshift camp outside Stalingrad metro station to reception centers in France.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A migrant waits to disembark from the rescue vessel

A migrant waits to disembark from the rescue vessel Responder, a rescue boat run by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and the Italian Red Cross (CRI), in the Italian harbour of Vibo Marina, Italy.

A migrant holds on to a rope during a rescue operation

A migrant holds on to a rope during a rescue operation about eight nautical miles off Libya. A rising number of people are attempting the treacherous sea journey to Europe from Libya or Egypt.