A small boat with 16 migrants was intercepted and taken to the port of Chios in Greece. Among all the migrants that were in the boat, 4 of them had to receive medical attention.

SAR case number: N.A

SAR organisation: SMH

Date of SAR (UTC): 09/02/2017

Source of first information for the NGO: Greek Coast guard

Starting time of first sighting / engagement with target boat in distress (UTC): 09/02/2017 3:10 am


Number of migrant boats: 1

Type of migrant boat(s): N.A

Number of people on board per boat: 16

Other vessels in the vicinity (e.g. unidentified / cargo / aircrafts): No

Actors involved (by asset / institution type): Greek Coast guard; CESRT - Chios Eastern Shore Report Team


Total number of survivors: 16

Number of identified (accompanied) children: 1

Number of identified unaccompanied minors: 0

Number of identified pregnant women: 0

Number of identified medical evacuation cases: 0


Total number of confirmed deaths: 0

Estimated number of dead / missing persons: 0

Involved in this incident