A vessel landed in Chios in December 2017. More than half of the migrants that arrived on that vessel were woman and children. In addition, there were 11 medical cases confirmed.

Among the medical cases, there was one pregnant woman and migrants with asthma, cancer, diabetes and tachycardia.

SAR case number: Landing

SAR organisation: SMH

Date of SAR (UTC): 26/12/2017

Source of first information for the NGO: Greek Coast guard

Vessels

Number of migrant boats: 1

Type of migrant boat(s): Unknown

Number of people on board per boat: 54

Other vessels in the vicinity (e.g. unidentified / cargo / aircrafts): Unknown

Actors involved (by asset / institution type): Greek Coast guard; CESRT

Location

Region of Mediterranean: Eastern Mediterranean

Position(s) of vessel(s) in distress at the time of SAR request:

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece

Approximate distance from coast line: Unknown

Position(s) of rescue(s) at the time of SAR operation(s):

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece

Approximate distance from coast line: Unknown

Survivors

Total number of survivors: 54

Number of identified (accompanied) children: 12

Number of identified unaccompanied minors: 0

Number of identified pregnant women: 2

Number of identified medical evacuation cases: 0

Fatalities

Total number of confirmed deaths: 0

Estimated number of dead / missing persons: 0

Involved in this incident