Posted by: APO | 10 June 2016

Mediterranean Migrant Arrivals in 2016: 207,260; Deaths 2,856

IOM reports an estimated 207,260 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 8 June, arriving in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain. Deaths so far this year are 2,856, compared with 1,838 through the first six months of 2015. In other words, fatalities in the Mediterranean in 2016 are over 1,000 more than last year’s mid-year total, although we now are some three weeks shy of 2016’s… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/mediterranean-migrant-arrivals-in-2016-207260-deaths-2856?lang=en


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