Ed is an MSF logistician currently working on board the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue vessel operated by MSF and SOS MEDITERRANEE. In today's post, Ed vlogs about day-to-day life on the ship, and looks back on what he's learnt during his four months on board.
‘Good copy’. It’s a radio acknowledgement used by Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières drivers and watchmen in Jahun, Nigeria. It’s a simple response that mixes together 'Roger', 'Affirmative' and 'Reading you loud and clear'.
Vera is a nurse who has been working with MSF in Yemen, a country in the midst of a civil war. She looks back on the day she received a fateful telephone call…
'Three days ago - in a day with an exceptionally high volume of boats and refugees needing rescue at sea - there were more young children present than I have seen since I started this mission. Amongst these children, were 5 day old premature twin boys. I’d like to introduce you to the occupants of the littlest life jackets on-board the Dignity 1...