"We started pulling people out of the sea . . . There were 25 children under five, little children being pulled out of these dinghies."
Every year, thousands of people fleeing violence, insecurity, and persecution at home attempt a treacherous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. In May Ed took part in his first rescue on board the the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue boat run by SOS MEDITERRANEE and MSF. He sent us this video blog about what happened.
You can read more blogs about MSF's work with people on the move here.