Mediterranean

Image shared by Oscar Camps on Twitter of the rescue carried out by Open Arms.

Six people have died as a result of the shipwreck of a small boat in the Central Mediterranean, one of them a six-month-old baby, who had been urgently evacuated by the ship of the Badalona-based NGO.

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Òscar Camps, in a photogram of the film.

Paula Palacios, the film’s director, joins the NGO on a tough mission to tell a story about life and death on the deadliest migratory route on the planet.

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Open Arms ship rescuing  refugees in the Mediterranean Sea

Proactiva Open Arms has rescued more than 27.000 stranded migrants in Mediterranean Sea since 2016.

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From 24 to 26 May there will be a new edition of a campaign to clean up around 1,500 beaches in more than 20 countries around the Mediterranean.

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Òscar Camps in front of the Open Arms tied to the port of Barcelona on Monday.

The director of this Catalan NGO, Òscar Camps, criticizes the "political decision" of the ship's blockage and announces mobilizations if it is not misleading.

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Golfo Azzurro sailed on 24 December / Photo: Oriol CanalsGolfo Azzurro

The Catalan NGO, on a new and larger vessel than Astral, plans to rescue 35,000 people in the Mediterranean this winter, a figure that is similar to last year’s.

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Paula Farias, Operational Manager for the Mediterranean for MSF / Photograph: MSF

We have talked with Paula Farias, Operational Manager for the Mediterranean for MSF, about the present refugee crisis and the role that NGOs are playing in it.

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