Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) on Tuesday rescued 342 migrants, including women and children, who were trying to reach Italy.
Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters.
They were picked up off one large boat, three smaller ones and 20 rubber vessels.
This is the moment rescuers saved a boy left hanging precariously after more bombing in besieged Aleppo.
Angela Caponnetto, spent a week on board the “Aquarius” ship, run by the Franco-German organization SOS Méditerranée in partnership with Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without…
Days after strong winds brought by Hurricane Matthew battered the eastern seaboard of the United States and flooding has displaced thousands of people in North…
A humpback whale stranded on a sandbank in Queensland, Australia was helped to safety by her calf on Friday morning (October 7).
Since 2013 volunteer rescue workers in the White Helmets organisation have been trying to save lives in the Syrian civil war. But Moscow and Damascus accuse them of being close to terrorist groups, an
More than 4,650 migrants were saved on Tuesday off the coast of Libya. It brings the total rescued in the last 48 hours to nearly 11,000. Three babies were also born on board ship.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Singapore released footage yesterday, October 4, of a rescue attempt in which a cat had become stuck on a ledge 12 stories…
A major rescue operation took place off the Libyan coast and included the rescue dozens of people travelling on a wooden boat that had departed from Sabratha.
Heartbreaking images of a baby girl said to have been rescued from the rubble of a building in war-torn Syria have stirred strong emotions worldwide.
A softhearted fire crew in the Chinese city of Shizuishan have freed a kitten after it got itself stuck whilst playing in a piece of piping.
Footage released by the Syrian Civil Defense Rescuers purports to show a baby and a woman being pulled alive from rubble in Idlib.
Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi
Video posted to social media shows rescuers searching through the debris of damaged buildings hit by airstrikes said to be in the town of Douma in Syria’s Damascus…
A passenger train derailed in Spain’s northwestern Galicia region, killing four people and injuring 47 others who were taken to hospitals, authorities said.
Georgiana and Pietro have been rescued from the rubble of their respective homes more than two weeks after the tremor struck.
At least three people were killed on Friday after a train derailed in Galicia in north-western Spain, emergency services said.
33 people trapped overnight in cable cars high over the glaciers of Mont Blanc in the Alps have finally been brought down to safety.
New figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) show that fewer people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea, but more are perishing on the crossing to…
Portuguese Maritime Police rescued 38 migrants including several babies and infants from a dinghy in the Aegean sea on Sunday (September 4).
Rescuers have found the body of the last person reported missing after the deadly Aug. 24 earthquake in Italy, according to local media.
Fire fighters in Italy rescued a golden retriever named Romeo on Friday after pulling him alive from a pile of rubble more than a week after an earthquake in the centre of the…