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’re starting our work in Calabria at Crotone hospital, but we’re ready for other projects too.”
At EMERGENCY, we knew that we couldn’t stop this year. We did everything we could to make sure we continued providing our medical care, even starting new projects so that we could be there for the most vulnerable people during this pandemic.
I have never been in a warzone but this felt like one.
At this moment our ship is located off the coast of Lampedusa, waiting to receive information on how and where to guarantee our guests the care they need.
The situation must change following this latest tragedy.
The Paris Peace Forum is an important opportunity to make this a reality and EMERGENCY is honoured to play its part.
We laid everything inside it out on the deck.
The Pact on Migration and Asylum has disappointed our hopes for a sharp change in direction by the European Commission.