Migration Across the Mediterranean

MSF and MOAS rescue team to assist people in distress, 561 person have been found on a 18 meters wooden boat in the Mediterranean sea.
Ikram N'gadi
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The vast Mediterranean Sea is the world’s most treacherous passage for migrants. An estimated 20,000 people have died risking their lives to migrate from conflict ridden countries to Europe in the past 15 years. More than 1,750 have perished so far in 2015, most from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and Somalia.

Click here to find out more about what Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been doing to help those who attempt the dangerous crossing.