Missing Migrants Project is the only global database sharing key data on deceased and missing migrants around the world. This info-graphic focuses on migrant arrivals and fatalities in the Mediterranean region. #MissingMigrants
3/9/15 Geneva: Irregular migrant children face numerous obstacles and challenges during and after the migration process and are in a situation for which they should not be held responsible, either morally or legally. As one of the most vulnerable groups in society, these children need respect, protection and fulfillment of their fundamental rights. Photo: Reuters
7/9/15 Globedia reports La Guardia Civil has retrieved the body of a migrant clutching a tire in the waters in the Strait of Gilbralter and are continuing the search of a reported second missing migrant.
7/9/15 IOM Rome reports up to 20 migrants missing and presumed drowned after rubber dinghy carrying between 120-130 overturned off coast of Libya on Sunday, 6 September. 107 have been rescued by 2 Italian Coast Guard vessels and brought to Lampedusa.
7/9/15 IOM Rome reports the recovery, by the Italian Navy, of a further 60 bodies from the April 18 shipwreck off the coast of Libya.
5/9/15 IOM Greece reports a 2-month old infant death was announced today by the Hellenic Coast Guard. The child, with his family, were in a dignhy approaching the island of Agathosini. Due to the weather conditions, the boat crashed on the rocks of the island and overturned. The infant was taken to Samos island for medical attention as was pronounced dead a few hours later from injuries sustained in the crash.
Italy - IOM reports this morning that deaths of all migrants and refugees attempting to reach Europe by sea in 2015 now total 2,373.
Greece - IOM monitors this week reported that on the Greek island of Lesvos, newly arrived migrants between Friday, August 14 and the night of Wednesday, August 19 reached 9,464.
Italy - IOM teams who met survivors of another Mediterranean tragedy this past weekend learned grisly details of an asphyxiation that claimed dozens of migrants’ lives.