Photo of the Day: African women give thanks for rescue, safe onboard the Phoenix – Image © MOAS_EU/Jason Florio

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The MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station – Phoenix, gets ready to embark on another rescue mission

  Saturday 27th June, 2015, Malta The Phoenix/MOAS crew get ready to embark on another rescue mission, heading down to the Bouri oil fields, off the coast of Libya. Photographer, Jason Florio, is on board again for his second mission, documenting the migrant rescues.     Wishing them a very safe journey and the best ofContinue reading “The MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station – Phoenix, gets ready to embark on another rescue mission”

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Press: ‘Rare photographs document the rescue of hundreds of migrants’ (by MOAS) – Foreign Policy Magazine

  ‘For the media, it can be a difficult story to cover. Drownings in remote ocean locales are not places that reporters and photographers can reach easily or rapidly. All too often, the boats they seek to find are lost to the depths before anyone can arrive. So the images the world sees of theContinue reading “Press: ‘Rare photographs document the rescue of hundreds of migrants’ (by MOAS) – Foreign Policy Magazine”

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Press: Vice News – transferring boat migrants, rescued by MOAS, to HMS Bulwark – Images by Jason Florio

  “Some of them were a little bit nervous when they saw the HMS Bulwark show up on the horizon,” Florio said from aboard the organization’s 130-foot ship, the Phoenix. “But I think they were just thankful they weren’t floating around in a rubber dinghy anymore.”  Jason Florio. MOAS, 2015 migrant rescues, on-board photographer, talksContinue reading “Press: Vice News – transferring boat migrants, rescued by MOAS, to HMS Bulwark – Images by Jason Florio”

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