Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by Nadine Obst
RebusFarm decided to support MOAS - Migrant Offshore Aid Station with donating 500 post-rescue-sets.
MOAS launched its third Central Mediterranean mission on the 8th of June 2016 with a fleet of two search and rescue vessels, four rescue launches, and two humanitarian drones. The operation includes access to two on-board clinics, a professional and experienced search and rescue crew, including rescue swimmers and a team of medics.
In its first two weeks of this operation, the Migrant Offshore Aid Station rescued over 2,000 men, women and children in distress at sea bringing the total number of people saved and assisted to over 16,000. Once on board, all beneficiaries receive post-rescue assistance, medical treatment and supplies like dry clothes, rations, and water.
RebusFarm has donated 500 post-rescue-packs including food, water, dry clothes and a blanket to MOAS´mission in the Central Mediterranean.
MOAS' Matthias Dentler says: "MOAS is a 100% privately funded charity and relies on the support of private donations like this one to keep operations afloat. This latest donation from RebusFarm helps enormously and their ongoing support gives the team motivation. We thank them for their contribution and hope it inspires others to act."