“S is 31 years old. He arrived in Italy a little over a month ago, having made an exhausting journey on foot from Pakistan to Milan, via the Balkan route. To make the journey even harder, one of his feet was horribly broken and went untreated.
‘Nobody Left Behind’ is us being there, giving up our time, to help those who are most in need now.”
Nessuno Escluso’ - Nobody Left Behind: An EMERGENCY initiative to support some of the most vulnerable people in Italy who have been left in a precarious position due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"The message is that EMERGENCY is available to help in this situation." Dr Gino Strada, founder of EMERGENCY, spoke to BBC World News about our COVID-19 response in Calabria, Italy.
Since this morning, we are active with a rapid swab testing service for the most vulnerable people in the Polistena area of Calabria, Italy.
At the request of Polistena municipal council, as of Friday, 27 November, EMERGENCY will be running a rapid swab service for the most vulnerable people in the area and those most at risk from the virus.
We laid everything inside it out on the deck.
We must unite to defeat all these crises, in the name of a better world for all based in the principle of equality.
We are waiting to know when and how they can disembark.
Two of the four women rescued from the Mediterranean are pregnant.