Extra migrants have died within the Mediterranean this yr than in any full yr since 2018, in accordance a United Nations tracker, which had the 2023 demise toll as 2063.
The figures mirror practically every day reviews of tragedies suffered by these making an attempt to enter Europe. Final week, 41 migrants died in a shipwreck on the way in which to the Italian island of Lampedusa. They’d set off from Tunisia — the place 11 our bodies have been recovered from a separate incident.
We’ve curated reporting and insights into what the staggering figures reveal concerning the worsening disaster the world over.