A handout picture released by the Italian Red Cross shows migrants sitting aboard a craft during a rescue operation in the international waters between Malta and Libya on August 11, 2016. Medics from the Italian Red Cross joined forces with the Malta-based foundation MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) on board its flagship rescue vessel MY Phoenix as it set sail from Malta. The joint mission signals the stepping-up of the Italian Red Cross response to the on-going migration crisis in the Mediterranean.