That’s the side we will always be on, and we will keep going back out to sea to defend anyone fleeing war or poverty.’
EMERGENCY is in charge of medical treatment on the ship, and duly gave all of them check-ups.
Saleh has survived numerous attacks in the past; the one on his office last year killed 20 people.
The mission will adhere strictly to the principles of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the Geneva Convention.
Saving people at sea should be the responsibility of European countries. Every government should have a search and rescue service that is constant and reliable.
The bombing in Sangin comes after weeks of renewed violence while the country waits for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government to begin.
The network is launched through a joint campaign kicking off on the 20th of June under the title “From the Sea to the City”.
EMERGENCY has been present in Kabul since 2001 with a Surgical Centre providing treatment to war victims.
"There was an explosion at the entrance and armed men raided the hospital”, says Marco Puntin. “Violence surrounds you in Afghanistan. This is the reality.”
EMERGENCY’s team of approximately 20 people will consist of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and logisticians, who will run the intensive and sub-intensive care wards.