Dangerous journeys: GMDAC data brief series (August 2016)

As the number of migrant deaths worldwide continues to rise significantly, Missing Migrants Project has recorded 23 per cent more migrant deaths during the first half of 2016 compared with the same period in 2015. The latest GMDAC Data Briefing, “Dangerous Journeys,” prepared by Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC) in Berlin takes an in-depth look at the available global figures for migrant deaths and disappearances during the first half of 2016.

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