Press: Jason Florio’s best photograph – African migrants crammed into a boat off Libya

  The Guardian: June 25th, 2015 Interview by: Louise Hunt ‘I was wearing a white protective suit and had my cameras; I looked like a spaceman. I shook their hands and tried to make eye contact, then I climbed on to the engine cover. This is maybe a quarter of those on board. It was onlyContinue reading “Press: Jason Florio’s best photograph – African migrants crammed into a boat off Libya”

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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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Photo of the Day: The smiles say it all – rescued boat migrants from Eritrea- Image © Jason Florio/MOAS-eu

  For regular updates, on the ongoing MOAS_eu rescue mission in the Mediterranean, please follow twitter feeds: @floriophotonyc; @RYP_, and @moas_eu Or our floriotravels Instagram page

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Photographer, Jason Florio, flies into Malta, preparing to join MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station)

  MOAS – Migrant Offshore Aid Station, based in Malta:  dedicated to preventing loss of life at sea by providing assistance to migrants who find themselves in distress while crossing the Mediterranean Sea in unsafe vessels… Read more about the incredible work that MOAS do here. Last year, the charity helped to save 3,000 migrantsContinue reading “Photographer, Jason Florio, flies into Malta, preparing to join MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station)”

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