World: Deaths on maritime migration routes to Europe soar in first half of 2021 – IOM brief

14 Juli 2021
Countries: Algeria, Canary Islands (Spain), Libya, Morocco, Spain, Tunisia, World
Source: International Organization for Migration

At least 1,146 people died attempting to reach Europe by sea in the first six months of 2021. Deaths along these routes more than doubled so far this year compared to the same period in 2020.