16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Rescued mother and daughter from Mediterranean Sea

Over the past few years many thousands of people have been declared missing or have died while attempting to leave Libya’s shores for Europe. Operating in international waters since February 2016, the SOS Méditerranée NGO search and rescue ship Aquarius, in partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières, has saved more than 27,000 people. Here a glimpse of a search and rescue mission. A rescued mother and daughter from Mediterranean Sea.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Libya
Camera: DSC-RX100M4
Copyright: © Filip Warwick