At last, late past night, the Aita Mari, ship of the Ngo Spanish Humanitarian Maritime Rescue, which was carrying 50 migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean on Could 27, arrived at the port of Augusta, in the province of Syracuse. The Ministry of the Inside gave the authorization for the landing yesterday. Landing of operations these days. As directed by the Syracuse prefecture, grown ups and accompanied minors will be transferred to the quarantine ship, unaccompanied minors, on the other hand, in a reception center. There are also four minors on board. The ship was on the edge of the Italian territorial waters between the provinces of Ragusa and Syracuse.
Final yr the ship Aita Mari was by now sailing near the coast of Trapani, within the limits of Italian territorial waters. At that time, there had been 36 on board the ship. migrants, recovered inside of the motor vehicle throughout a mission carried out not much from Libya, the persons then transferred within the Rubattino ship. The latter is the naval device of the Tirrenia corporation. A single resolution, the transfer of migrants inside of the Rubattino, which was adopted by the govt right after both of those the Sicilian regional council and various, like directors and businessmen of the territory, on the island experienced expressed their opposition to the disembarkation of migrants in ports. from Sicily.
The most important worry at the time was the crisis. Coronavirus which, as is continue to the situation these days, demanded a increased effort from the authorities to locate satisfactory structures to welcome migrants and enforce the rules relating to social distancing. To this was additional that in April 2020 the Italian authorities had declared Sicilian ports “unsafe”, exactly in reference to the emergency joined to the SARS Cov2 epidemic.
Also final yr, the Aita Mari boat had carried out a rescue of 80 migrants in Mediterranean. TheHumanitarian Maritime relief It is regarded in Spain as a Basque NGO, because its headquarters are located in the coastal city of Zarautz, a handful of kilometers from San Sebastián. By reading through the organization’s website, it gets to be clear how Rescue It seems deeply rooted in the Basque Region, getting offices and contacts both in the province of Guipúzcoa and in that of Bizkaia.
Both of those the official web-site and the distinct social channels highlight the campaigns and slogans to raise resources that can finance the things to do of the NGO. In particular, great emphasis is clearly supplied to the missions undertaken by Aita Mari, the usually means made use of by the group to also intervene at sea off Libya. The NGO discloses that it funds alone mostly by way of fundraising and personal donations, with which it could go over the costs of the Aiuta Mari.