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November 26th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

We are now needing more volunteers for the shifts of watching and scans the shore for boats. Our base is in Skala Sikamias North Lesbos and from 1st of December we are planning a daily 24/7 observation. For this position we need mid and long term volunteers that will get training and work with the [...]

November 25th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

Today it is a "Black Friday"For all of us here in Lesvos. Last night, just before midnight from a gas explosion inside a tent at Moria refugee camp, a 6 year old kid and his grandma died, the other, a 4 year old kid and the mother are in very critical condition, other ppl are [...]

November 23rd, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

Night shifts, scanning with night vision binoculars...Every night is a completely different night. Last days we can say that there is an increase of the boats that arrive but as usual they arrive during night and most of the times the smugglers leave the people at the rocks and they return back. Each night a [...]

November 20th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

International Maritime Rescue Federation, HERO awards and our team is more than proud to be in the semifinals and to be present at the award ceremony in Portugal. We feel the need to say a huge "Thank you" to everyone who support this nominee and made our excellent lifeguard @mania_bikof the challenge to represent our [...]

November 17th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

IMRF HERO AWARDS 2016 A great moment for our team, our presentation in the shortlist nominees for outstanding individual contribution to a maritime SAR operation. Our team since 7th of November 2015, 375 days today, whatever the weather, from which base we launch refugee SAR operation. Our work has save countless men,women,children from drowning and [...]

November 13th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

Some times Facebook memories are as vivid as if we hear the voices of the refugees now, as if we hear the sound of the sea and smell the hot tea that you had everything ready behind the scenes. Thank you so much Nili Lowicz-Darby for sharing! Source

November 9th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

Memories from lighthouse 1 / Limantziki / Molyvos There were days that we didn't have time even to think how important was that our lifeguard team was there for those who attempting the dangerous trip across the Mediterranean Sea from Turkey to Greece. Not all of them make it across alive..but we did our best [...]

November 8th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

We are honored to be in the short listed individuals in the International Maritime Rescue Federation - IMRF 's short list for the H.E.R.O. awards with the nominee of our founder Bikof Mania-Maria and our team of lifeguards from Lifeguard Hellas, that we left our homes, families and work to live in a tent on [...]

November 1st, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

Every big wooden boat one more story that we remember..we are so proud that we helped so many people to land safe..;beyond the bad weather conditions..beyond the size of the boats...Everytime we are giving our best just for their safety.. #safepassage Source

October 29th, 2016|Our 24/7 Station|

So many memories from last year at Molyvos lighthouse 1/Limantziki. So many hugs and tears, so much love and fear. So strong emotions, every day, every night. This year everything is different...but still there are so many ppl that they choose a boat to cross the Aegean... Source