These Pictures Of Refugees Rescued In The Stormy Mediterranean Will Seize You

Because life is not that easy!

These Pictures Of Refugees Rescued In The Stormy Mediterranean Will Seize You
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Every now and then, we hear news of refugees drowning while crossing the Mediterranean. The fact diary says that more than 5,000 refugees have died in an attempt to cross the stormy sea. 

In the past year, the flight of refugees bolting conflict in West Africa and parts of the Middle East has become more uncertain. With the rise in stats, the risk of dying has also become ten times higher in the alternate routes.

In the most recent rescue mission, operated by SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres, the ship, and its troupe searched for refugees in the Mediterranean who otherwise would have a slight chance of surviving. And, in the same rescue mission, a German photographer named, Kevin McElvaney accompanied the three-week expedition and came up with the collection of heart-wrenching pictures

Have a look.

The MS Aquarius spotted this dinghy in trouble with 112 people on board. 

The MS Aquarius spotted this dinghy in trouble with 112 people on board. 

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The MS Aquarius is a 40-year-old former fishery protection vessel, jointly operated by SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres 

The MS Aquarius is a 40-year-old former fishery protection vessel, jointly operated by SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres 
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The dinghy sailed for 14 hours, departing under cover of darkness to avoid the Libyan Coast Guard.

The dinghy sailed for 14 hours, departing under cover of darkness to avoid the Libyan Coast Guard.
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Firstly a small boat was sent from the Aquarius in attempts to calm the people on board until help arrives.

Firstly a small boat was sent from the Aquarius in attempts to calm the people on board until help arrives.
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Deputy Rescue Coordinator, Nicola Stalla took control of the rescue operation.

Deputy Rescue Coordinator, Nicola Stalla took control of the rescue operation.
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Women and children, who were hidden on the bottom of the boat were salvaged first.

Women and children, who were hidden on the bottom of the boat were salvaged first.
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The rescue operation costs around 11,000 euros ($11,580) and is a non-profit service, entirely run on donations.

The rescue operation costs around 11,000 euros ($11,580) and is a non-profit service, entirely run on donations.

Aquarius also provided many refugees with the opportunity to tell their stories and face the past for the first time since leaving their home.

Aquarius also provided many refugees with the opportunity to tell their stories and face the past for the first time since leaving their home.
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SOS Mediterranee also provided refugees with new clothes, blankets, water and food throughout the day.

SOS Mediterranee also provided refugees with new clothes, blankets, water and food throughout the day.
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In the snap: West African refugees wrapped themselves up with the survival foil before they got transferred from MS Aquarius to the Italian Coast Guard near Malta.

In the snap: West African refugees wrapped themselves up with the survival foil before they got transferred from MS Aquarius to the Italian Coast Guard near Malta.
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Many refugees also became sea-sick during the 32 hours journey from the rescue zone to Italy.

Many refugees also became sea-sick during the 32 hours journey from the rescue zone to Italy.
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How do you see the life of refugees?