'The little girl was the first off the ship, accompanied by her mum. She was in a very bad way, with dyspnea and arrhythmia.'
J. is one of the survivors of the shipwreck on 6 November, 30 miles off the Libyan coast.
This month, you can see our trustee Giles Duley's latest exhibition, featuring photos from EMERGENCY's Erbil Surgical Centre, at Casa Emergency in Milan.
The earthquakes in central Italy left invisible wounds as well as physical scars.
I've been in Augusta since Tuesday. I've witnessed the landing of 712 people.
Closing Italian ports to NGO rescue ships will be another obstacle to the safety of thousands of people.
"In front of me, in the middle of the sea between Italy and Libya, were hundreds of youngsters. We rescued them one by one."
Migrant Response, Italy: N. and H. both came ashore with their families, but on their boats there were around 100 Egyptian children who came alone.
He came ashore with over 200 other migrants and refugees, but for him landing in Europe was especially momentous: it was his birthday.
From fighting Ebola, to assisting refugees and migrants, to building a new hospital in Libya; See what we've done this year.