A vessel landed in the beach near Chios. Considering this, SMH members went to the beach and provided medical assistance to 4 migrants.

SAR organisation: SMH

Date of SAR (UTC): 07/11/2017

Source of first information for the NGO: CESRT

Starting time of first sighting / engagement with target boat in distress (UTC): 07/11/2017 4:50 am


Number of migrant boats: 1

Type of migrant boat(s): Wooden boat

Number of people on board per boat: 24

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

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


Region of Mediterranean: Eastern Mediterranean

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

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece

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

Location description: Territorial waters of Greece


Total number of survivors: 24

Number of identified (accompanied) children: 6

Number of identified unaccompanied minors: 0

Number of identified pregnant women: 0

Number of identified medical evacuation cases: 0

Involved in this incident