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1208, 2020

Quios – July

12 August, 2020|

The Chíos team is working with a very high level of demand, with days in which up to 100 patients pass through the clinic. Vial's poor conditions make many sick with unusual ailments such as scabies, ringworm, impetigo, etc. The countryside is still overcrowded and, although people have been transferred to the continent, living conditions are terrible. In general, 33,000 people live in this type of facility on the Aegean islands as of July. In Vial there are approximately 4,300 people. UNHCR has [...]

1208, 2020

Aita Mari – July

12 August, 2020|

AITA MARI-Maydayterraneo After 49 days of blocking in Palermo, Aita Mari was finally able to release the moorings and return to Pasaia. In this way, on July 9, it entered the mouth of the Gipuzkoan port. This voyage does not mean that Italy has lifted the veto on navigation on the ship. The transalpine country has given us a pass-through (a safe conduct) to return to our base port and proceed to carry out the repairs and improvements that it requires from us in its technical inspection. In this [...]

206, 2020

Quios – June

2 June, 2020|

Despite the difficulties generated by covid19, efforts continue on the island to carry out decent medical treatment. This May it reached the symbolic figure of 100 volunteer teams that have passed through Chios. Thanks to this effort, 50 to 70 people a day continue to be served on the ground. We are following the cases that due to the symptoms it is suspected that they may be infected with covid19. As of today, there are approximately 80 people in follow-up, although none is diagnosed because te [...]

206, 2020

Aita Mari – June

2 June, 2020|

AITA MARI-Maydayterraneo On May 7, we received an inspection after having docked in the port of Palermo and having sanitized the ship after the last rescue. The Italian authority then immobilized the Aita Mari with a series of requirements that do not correspond to the type of ship. The same fate fell on the Alan Kurdi. Since then, we have protested this situation and demand the release of both solidarity ships. As we mentioned above, one of the actions is to collect signatures to show popular s [...]

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