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"Don't be afraid" Photo: Roman Kutzowitz "Dinghy at sunrise" Photo: Roman Kutzowitz $15K to Rescue Refugees in Peril at Sea in Lesvos $15K to Rescue Refugees in Peril at Sea in Lesvos

Refugee Rescue

Org #56808
Vetted since 2019
2016
year founded
$22,727
raised on GlobalGiving
10
months fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Refugee Rescue is a humanitarian and non-governmental organisation operating a skilled search and rescue (SAR) team on the North Shore of Lesvos, Greece. It was founded in response to inadequate search and rescue infrastructure in 2015 and is the only remaining dedicated SAR NGO in the region. Our rescue boat "Mo Chara" and SAR crew are currently based in the small fishing village of Skala Sikamineas. On call 24/7, the Refugee Rescue team is always ready to respond in the event of an emergency. From rescuing people abandoned at the foot of inaccessible cliffs, to intercepting fragile dinghies and guiding them to safe landing zones, to facilitating transfers with authority vessels... read more

Projects (2)

5K in a Day
Greece / Humanitarian Assistance
 
Project Leaders
Refugee Rescue
Refugee Rescue
Team
Roman Kutzowitz
Organization Information
Skala Sikamineas
North Shore, Lesvos 811 04
Greece
+44(0)770582670

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4876800505
Organization Information
Skala Sikamineas
North Shore, Lesvos 811 04
Greece
+44(0)770582670

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4876800505

Project Reports

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May 15, 2019
YOUR SPRING UPDATE FROM REFUGEE RESCUE
As politicians in Brussels were declaring an end to the “Refugee Crisis”, bodies of drowned children were washing up on the shores of the Greek island of Lesvos. The day of 10th of...
Feb 25, 2019
Successes, Storms and Stark Reminders: Refugee Rescue Winter Update
It has been a harsh winter on the island of Lesvos. Over the Christmas and New Year period, temperatures plummeted to below zero, with gale force winds and heavy rains lashing the North...
 
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