From the web: “World Fatalities of Migrants, Refugees Approach 7,500 in 2016 as Three-year Total Tops 18,501”

Switzerland – IOM released preliminary figures on Friday, 6 January for all migrant or refugee deaths worldwide in 2016 – reporting an estimate of 7,495 men, women and children dead or missing across five continents. That total compares to 5,267 in 2014 and 5,740 last year.

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