Press Releases

Yesterday afternoon, on Tuesday 9th April, MOAS launched a relief mission, delivering supplies to the Alan Kurdi rescue vessel, belonging to the German NGO Sea-Eye. The ship has been stranded...

MOAS warmly welcomes the news that Malta has allowed the disembarkation of 49 people stranded in the Mediterranean Sea since December 22nd. However, we urge European governments to implement long-term,...

As we enter into the final month of 2018 and look ahead to the coming year, we are delighted to share our plans for new programming, developed in line with...

Today, we mark one year since the start of our mission to bring humanitarian and medical assistance to Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh. Read the statement from MOAS co-founder...

On Saturday, 30th of August 2014, the newly-launched Migrant Offshore Aid Station carried out its first rescue in the Mediterranean Sea. Two weeks later, our crew had rescued and assisted...

Joint press release from NGOs in Rohingya response in Bangladesh One year has passed since the beginning of the exodus of an estimated 706,000 Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar to...

MOAS supports the concerns expressed by UNICEF Bangladesh. From the beginning of our mission in Southeast Asia to help the Rohingya community fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar, MOAS has unceasingly highlighted...

With 40 people still trapped in limbo in the Central Mediterranean, MOAS calls on European governments to urgently agree and implement a coordinated, long-term strategy for disembarking and relocating migrants...

MOAS raises serious concerns over the funding of essential services for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and its consequences during the monsoon season. The Joint Response Plan (JRP) for 2018 requested around...

I am deeply saddened by the recent news of a woman who barely survived, after clinging to the wreckage of a destroyed migrant boat off the Libyan coast. Another woman...