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Refugee Deaths At Sea - Refugees Died At Sea Escaping Terrorism War

Eurostat: EU member states 2014 - 626,715 asylum applications - Syria: 79,169

September 15, 2015
Sinking boat off Turkey, 250 passengers, 22 dead or missing

September 1, 2015
Sinking boat off off Kos, Greece, 11 dead or missing

September 6, 2015
Sinking boat off Lampedusa, Italy 20 dead or missing

September 13, 2015
Sinking boat off Farmakonis, Greece with 112 aboard, 34 dead or missing

August 30, 2015
Sinking boat off Libya, 7 dead or missing

, August 27, 2015
Sinking boat off Libya, 160 t0 200 dead or missing

August 25, 2015
50 migrants killed by fumes while packed into hold and prevented form exiting the hold by the ship's crew off the coast of Libya; survivors were rescued by a Swedish unit. On the boat they traveled another 400 migrants who are rescued.

August 18, 2015
6 migrants drown off the coast of Turkey attempting to reach a Greek island.

August 15, 2015
49 migrants killed by fumes while packed into hold and prevented form exiting the hold by the ship's crew off the coast of Libya; survivors were rescued by the Italian Navy and the ship's captain and crew were arrested.

July 23, 2015
283 migrants aboard three boats were rescued by the German warship Schleswig-Holstein at few miles from the Libyan coast and landed in the port of Augusta in Sicily, while 40 are missing or dead according to the testimonies of survivors.

May 29, 2015
The Italian navy rescued 217 migrants who were on board the boats adrift in the channel of Sicily. Also recovered 17 corpses.

May 5, 2015
Container ship Zeran, arrived in Catania with 197 people, there were five dead bodies. According to Save the Children 40 other immigrants have lost their lives at sea.In Crotone the Panamanian tanker Prince I brought 250 migrants rescued in the Channel of Sicily, but also the bodies of three others, two women and a man, recovered at sea during a rescue.

April 20, 2015
Another boat carrying migrants reportedly sank off the east coast of Rhodes, Greece on , after striking a reef. Initial reports suggested that there had been at least three deaths. 93 people were rescued from the water, with 30 individuals hospitalized. This boat had departed from Turkey

April 19, 2015
Boat embarked from Zuwarah, Tripoli capsized off the Libyan coast, during the night, with up to 850 migrants aboard. 28 people were rescued. The incident happened 60 miles (100 km) off the Libyan coast and 120 miles (190 km) south of the southern Italian island, Lampedus. A Bangladeshi survivor estimated 950 people were on board, and smugglers locked hundreds of the migrants in the ship's hold

April 16. 2015
Four immigrants arriving in Sicily said they were the only survivors of a sunken ship. They said that 41 people had drowned

April 13, 2015
A vessel sank off the Libyan coast with up to 550 migrants on board. More than 400 people are believed to have drowned

October 3, 2013
359 passengers dead - A boat carrying migrants from Libya to Italy sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. It was reported that the boat had sailed from Misrata, Libya

These incidents continue and frequently go unrecorded...


Supporting Information & Resources:

  • Refugee Deaths At Sea By Event
  • Syrian Refugee Trail - Project Safe Travel
  • How The Refugee Trail Began
  • Breaking News: Bombing Raids On ISIS Terrorist Locations ISIS Bombings
  • Exterenal Resources Credits
  • UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Encyclopedia.com - Berlin Airlift
  • Wikipedia.com - Berlin Blockade

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