«Because death in the sea is more frequent than ever before, and the ships present in the Mediterranean are simply not enough.»

We have joined forces to send out a clear signal and tackle the culture of indifference.
By setting sail another ship to support women, men and children who have been displaced by tragic scenarios and are keen to chase their dreams, as is their right.
Thereby adding, with the donations of those who are not indifferent, a ship to the currently inadequate and often impeded humanitarian fleet.

SUPPORT US TODAY!

Join us to help launch our ship!
Because being able to do so is a privilege.
Because we have to have a conscience.

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THE PROJECT OF A LIFETIME.

In a world of indifference, #BeingHumanAgain counts.

 


Because if it were your children at sea, we would save them.

There are too few
ships at sea.

And the number of people dying at sea reminds us of this, every day.
An extra ship means boosting the efficacy and coverage of aid at sea, even at the very busiest of times.

Set up by people,
for people

Set up by people from different backgrounds, united by the desire to save lives, willing to leverage their expertise to carry through a brave, high-impact initiative.

As part of a network,
already at work

With this project, we will add another Italian ship to the humanitarian fleet. And by acting in synergy with other NGOs, we will be all the more effective.

Reporting,
with integrity

We will tell the truth with a capital “T”, reporting as the events unfold, to raise awareness among our people by providing free and independent information.

A new narrative,
of life

We will defy the narrative of fear and xenophobia by talking
about the dead so that we can soon return to celebrate life.

State-backed,
legal

It is not a crime to save lives. And doing so will never be a crime. Everything ResQ does will be in accordance with age-old sea rescue rules and international law.

IL PROGETTO DI UNA VITA.

In un mondo di indifferenti, #tornareumani conta.

 

Perché se fosse tuo figlio, in mare, lo salveremmo.

Ci sono troppe poche
navi in mare

E ce lo ricorda il numero dei morti in mare, ogni giorno.
Una nave in più significa rafforzare l’efficacia e la copertura degli aiuti in mare, anche in momenti di picco.

Nato dalle persone,
per le persone

Nato da persone con esperienza diverse, accomunate dalla volontà di salvare vite, pronte a valorizzare le proprie competenze per portare a termine un iniziativa coraggiosa e d’impatto.

In network,
già operativo

Con questo progetto aggiungeremo un’altra nave italiana alla flotta umanitaria, resa maggiormente efficace perché in sinergia con altre ONG.

Con coscienza,
raccontando

Racconteremo la Verità, in tempo reale, per accrescere la nostra consapevolezza tramite un informazione libera e indipendente.

Una nuova narrativa,
della vita

Contrasteremo la narrativa di paura e Xenofobia, parlando di
morti solamente per poter tornare presto ad esaltare la Vita.

Supportato dallo stato,
legale

Salvare vite non è e non potrà mai essere reato. Tutto quello che farà ResQ sarà agire in ottemperanza alle secolari norme del Soccorso in mare e nel rispetto del Diritto Internazionale.

TAKE PART ON THE FRONT LINE

And, with courage, come and build a ship of a thousand colours with us!

Become a member

Join us and, if you like, bring along your enthusiasm, skills and contacts, too.

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Our logbook

TOGETHER LET’S CHANGE THE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE SHIPWRECKED AT SEA

1.283

DEATHS AT SEA, 2019

IOM data
Greece, Italy, Spain

19.164

DEATHS AT SEA, 2014-19

Ascertained, IOM data
32,000 estimated to have died

11.471

LANDED IN ITALY, 2019

Italian Ministry of the
Interior
Italiano

4

UN VESSELS AT SEA, TODAY

Open Arms, Astral, Louise Michel, Sea Watch 4
.

What the friends of ResQ say

“It is immoral that we are still debating whether or not it is right to save people at sea. It is our duty. And since the governments are falling short of their responsibilities, civil society is required. That’s why I applaud the arrival of ResQ.”

Filippo Grandi | United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

READ THE ARTICLE AT REPUBBLICA.IT

“Would I be glad if someone came to my rescue if I were drowning in the sea?

Yes, I’d be glad.”

Gherardo Colombo | Honorary chairman

READ THE ARTICLE AT AVVENIRE.IT

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