The organization warned on Thursday that passengers on its Sea-Watch 3 had shown signs of dehydration and that there was a shortage of medicines on board.
More than 250 the migrant was disembarked from a lifeboat in Trapani, Sicily, the aid organization Sea-Watch International said on Saturday.
The organization warned on Thursday that passengers on its Sea-Watch 3 had shown signs of dehydration and that there was a shortage of medicines on board. Some of the migrant passengers had been at sea for a week.
Second The Mediterranean rescue vessel, Ocean Viking, told news agency AFP that the vessel has been authorized to release about 550 migrants ashore in Sicily’s Pozzallo on Sunday.
Some of Ocean Viking’s passengers had been diagnosed with dehydration symptoms and dermatitis, the aid organization SOS Mediterranee said.
Immigrants movement from North Africa to Europe has increased this year after a few quieter years.
Many people have died in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean in search of Italy. At least more than 1,100 migrants have died in the Mediterranean in the first half of this year, says the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
Many international bodies have stated that the European Union should improve its migration system. Today, the responsibility for cross-Mediterranean aspirants to Europe often lies with the Mediterranean countries.