Seit wir unsere Tätigkeit im Jahr 2014 begonnen haben, konnten mehr als 100.000 Menschen von unseren lebensrettenden MOAS-Programmen profitieren. Nachdem wir zunächst im Rahmen unserer Rettungseinsätze (SAR) im Mittelmeer und der Ägäis mehr als 40.000 vor Gewalt und Verfolgung fliehende Kinder, Frauen und Männer in...

Bei unseren Rettungsmissionen treffen wir Menschen, für die das Überqueren des Mittelmeers nur einen kleinen Teil ihrer Reise darstellt. Anlässlich unseres dreijährigen Jubiläums haben wir mit einigen Migranten gesprochen, die wir in den letzten Jahren gerettet haben, um zu erfahren, wie sich ihr Leben seitdem...

August 2017 marks the third anniversary of MOAS’ creation and the launch of our first life-saving search and rescue mission. Here, we look back at MOAS’ beginnings as a civil society response to the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean, explore the different forms civil society...

This August marks the third anniversary of the launch of MOAS operations. Since the beginning of our mission, photographers have been present on board MOAS vessels in order to bear witness to the continuing humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean. Here, we look back on some...

Hello and welcome to MOAS… In this episode we’re looking at human trafficking and the world that surrounds it, both in Libya and Niger. We’ll be drawing perspectives from journalists, academics and international organisations on the ground. But, before we launch into the discussion, let’s break...

Busayo is a 19-year-old student from Nigeria.  She was sold in Niger, along with many others, by a man who had told her she could get work as a nurse. She was then taken to Sebha, Libya and held in a camp. Busayo was rescued...

Throughout our search and rescue operations, we have come across thousands of men, women and children, each with their own journey and background, who have fled their countries in search of a better life. During our mission in the Aegean Sea, we rescued a Syrian...

          Welcome back to MOAS… In this episode we’re looking at Refugee Art and Forced Migration. We’re going to speak to organisations and artists using art in different ways to learn how host communities and refugees can talk to each other and to make new lives...

In our upcoming podcast we explore the theme of art, performance and forced migration, speaking to a number of artists and writers who have first-hand experience of displacement. We will discuss the ways in which they use their art and writing to understand and move...

Art can be an incredibly powerful means to share ideas, inspire empathy, and forge connections between people. Since MOAS was established, both our work at sea and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean have inspired artists to support our work. Here we reflect on...