An Italian health worker yells directions as a boat of rescued migrants arrives in Augusta, Sicily.
Italian health inspectors board an oil tanker carrying rescued migrants in order to quickly assess the passenagers for communicable diseases.
Italian authorities speak beside a boat of migrants that has just arrived in Augusta. After more than two days at sea the boat of migrants was rescued by an oil tanker and carried to Italian land.
A Syrian man who was injured in a government airstrike in his hometown of Homs is helped onto Italian land after he and a boatload of other migrants arrive after 11 days at sea.
Italian Counter-Terrorism police guard a group of newly arrived migrants in Augusta, Sicily.
A young Nigerian boy is helped to land after he and the other migrants traveling from Libya land in Sicily.
A young Syrian child waits to receive a bag of food and water from Italian authorities.
A young Syrian refugee shields himself from the sun in Augusta, Sicily. He along with 100 others arrived that day after sailing from Turkey over the past 11 days.
Recently arriving Syrian refugees walk from the port to an area where they will receive medical check-ups, food, and information about what to expect next.
Italian Police escort newly arriving migrants from the port where they docked to a nearby holding area. While most know the majority of at least the Syrian, Palestinian, and Eritrean refugees will escape within the following 48 hours, authorities still carry along with a certain song and dance.
An arriving migrant receives food and water from Italian authories as he walks to the reception area in Augusta, Sicily.
Walled in on all sides, Syrian refugees walk a corridor from the port where they arrived to a reception area.
Refugees from Darfur read a pamphlet handed out by Italian authorities as they wait to be transferred to a temporary holding camp.
The belongings of migrants rest in the luggage container of a bus that will transfer them to a temporary holding camp. With few guards, most migrants who don't want to register for asylum in Italy will escape from this camp within 48 hours of arriving.