Title

Migrant deaths on maritime routes to Europe in 2021

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Migration

Keywords

Migration, death, europe

Description

Berlin – At least 1,146 people died attempting to reach Europe by sea in the first six months of 2021 according to a new briefing released today by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Deaths along these routes more than doubled so far this year compared to the same period in 2020, when 513 migrants are known to have drowned

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Migrant deaths on maritime routes to Europe in 2021

Berlin – At least 1,146 people died attempting to reach Europe by sea in the first six months of 2021 according to a new briefing released today by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Deaths along these routes more than doubled so far this year compared to the same period in 2020, when 513 migrants are known to have drowned