Mediterranean Sea. Off the Libyan coast. February 18, 2017. Refugees and migrants sleep on the deck of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel Golfo Azzurro after being rescued north of Sabratha. In 24 hours, at least 466 people were rescued in high seas by the Italian Coast Guard and the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel. Proactiva Open Arms is a Spanish charity based in Malta providing search and rescue assistance to refugees and migrants in distress at sea.
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