Throughout our rescue missions, MOAS has assisted many women and girls who have been forced to leave their homes for reasons that are either directly or indirectly related to their gender. Here, we explore how gender interacts with forced migration, before turning to the ongoing...

On April 1st  2017, MOAS launched our fourth search and rescue mission in the Central Mediterranean. Throughout this month, we’ll bring you interviews with the crew onboard our vessel, the Phoenix, exploring aspects of the mission preparation, how the vessel is equipped, and the challenges...

On the 19th April 2015, an estimated 700 children, women and men drowned in the Mediterranean while desperately searching for a new life in safety and peace. The European community was outraged and politicians vowed: ‘never again’. The following year, on the 18th of April, up...

“Fundamentally, poverty is a denial of choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity. It means lack of basic capacity to participate effectively in society. It means not having enough to feed and clothe a family, not having a school or clinic to go to,...

On April 1st 2017, MOAS launched our fourth search and rescue mission in the Central Mediterranean. Throughout this month, we’ll bring you interviews with the crew onboard our flagship vessel, the Phoenix, exploring aspects of the mission preparation, how the vessel is equipped, and...

Welcome to the MOAS podcast where we want to include you in what we do, to explore different angles of migration, and help you to better understand the people we save. Every fortnight we will bring you updates on our mission, tell you about the technologies...

Alvin, Yemi, Madam & Mr. Hallo and Alaa are just few of the over 33,000 men, women and children that MOAS has rescued and met on our ships in the last two and a half years. They are human beings, just like us; each of...

On the 1st of April 2017, MOAS launched our fourth search and rescue mission in the Central Mediterranean. Thanks to the dedication and commitment of our donors and supporters, MOAS’ SAR vessel, the Phoenix, sailed from Malta, waved off by the crew’s families and the...

On April 1st  2017, MOAS launched our fourth search and rescue mission in the Central Mediterranean. Throughout this month, we’ll bring you interviews with the crew on board the Phoenix, exploring aspects of the mission preparation, how the vessel is equipped, and the challenges the crew...

Exploring Safe and Legal Alternatives to the Maritime Migration Route Last week, MOAS was delighted to host the second edition of MOAS X Change, a forum dedicated to understanding the migration phenomenon. This year, MOAS was joined by a panel of experts in migration, brought together...