Hello everyone this is Gregorio Borgia (@gregorioborgia) Associated Press photojournalist based in Rome. This week I am taking over @ap.images Instagram feed to share photos from Europe's mounting migrant crisis. More than 300000 people have sought to cross the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2015 up from 219000 in all of last year as European authorities grapple with the largest influx since World War II. Recently I have been at sea documenting migrant search and rescue missions in the…
The rescue dogs: Portraits of the last surviving animals who scoured Ground Zero one decade on -- During the chaos of the attacks, where almost people died, nearly 100 loyal search and rescue dogs and their brave owners scoured Ground Zero for survivors.
Those familiar with Coast Guard history know that the service’s development has been shaped in response to the nation’s natural and man-made disasters. Nowhere is that clearer than the Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission. Major response efforts and evolving technology continue to influence the U.S. Coast Guard’s development as the world’s premier search and rescue organization.