Phoenix

Rescues in the Mediterranean

On board one of the migrant wooden boats - overloaded with 700+ men, women, and children - in the Mediterranean Sea © Jason Florio /MOAS>EU

On board one of the migrant wooden boats – overloaded with 700+ men, women, and children – in the Mediterranean Sea © Jason Florio /MOAS.EU

 

22 migrants and refugees making a futile attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea, from Libya to Italy, are incepted by the Moas rescue team and brought to safety after receiving a distress call ©Jason Florio/MOAS.EU

 Boat destroyed to stop Libyan smugglers reusing it after 22 migrant/refugees are rescued from it by theMOAS search and rescue team, off the coast of Libya ©Jason Florio/MOAS.EU

 

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Red moon on the Mediterranean Sea

 

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Image © Jason Florio, November 2016 – view of the MOAS Responder search and rescue boat (taken from onboard the Phoenix SAR boat) and the moon, in the Mediterranean Sea

 

Florio’s camera bag contents – documenting the search & rescue mission, in the Aegean Sea.

FLORIO, camera bag contents. Image @ Jason Florio

FLORIO, camera bag contents. Image @ Jason Florio

 

The above image was taken by Jason Florio, whilst onboard the MOAS Responder search and rescue boat, currently in the Aegean Sea – for Battleface Insurance: ‘#personplacethings’ 

Kurdish mother and children disembark the MOAS Responder, Rhodes, Greece

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Kurdish mother and children disembark the MOAS Responder, Rhodes, Greece © Jason Florio,/MOAS.EU, March 2016

Documenting the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, with MOAS_EU

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Youtube: footage © MOAS_EU/Jason Florio, 2015. Click on above image to view. To see more video from Jason Florio, please visit ‘Film & Video

 

Since May, 2015, Jason Florio has been basing out of Malta, Europe, working with MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station), on board the Phoenix , to document the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.

 

Palestinian-Syrian boys Mohammed and Amar sleep on the decks of the MOAS rescue ship The Phoenix after being rescued

Palestinian-Syrian boys Mohammed and Amar sleep on the decks of the MOAS rescue ship The Phoenix after being rescued © MOAS_EU/Jason Florio, 2015

 

Eritrean Yosef Goitom AKA King Josee helps caryy a baby to safety on the RHiB. Rescue of 369 migrants. This was the first rescue of the 2015 MOAS Mission

Eritrean Yosef Goitom AKA King Josee helps caryy a baby to safety on the RHiB. Rescue of 369 migrants. This was the first rescue of the 2015 MOAS Mission © MOAS_EU/Jason Florio, 2015

 

 

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©MOAS_EU/Jason Florio, 2015

 

To view more of Florio’s footage, from the rescues, please check out ‘Film & Video’