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Erna Rijnierse, an MSF doctor aboard our project with Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) rescue mission, has been recording her diary for the BBC Today programme.

In the second instalment, Dr Rijnierse reports on the elation of the rescued migrants at seeing the Sicilian coast.

Erna Rijnierse, an MSF doctor aboard our project with Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) rescue mission, has been recording her diary for the BBC Today programme.

In the second instalment, Dr Rijnierse reports on the elation of the rescued migrants at seeing the Sicilian coast.

 

The MY Phoenix has rescued nearly 500 people since its mission began last weekend, most recently pulling 104 people out of a dinghy, transferring them onto a commercial vessel to be taken safely to shore.