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Tragic start to New Year for migrants as hundreds feared dead in Mediterranean – UN

New York, Jan 11 (JEN): A little more than a week into the New Year, close to 200 migrants or refugees have reportedly died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea – with up to 100 unaccounted for since Saturday, the United Nations migration agency said Wednesday.

Mediterranean: Coast guard on alert after shipwrecks as smugglers take advantage of calm waters

New York, May 9(Just Earth News): About 9,900 migrants and refugees were rescued in the past few days trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, United Nations authorities have said, as rescuers are on the lookout for up to 245 people missing after two shipwrecks this weekend.

2016 deadliest year ever for migrants crossing Mediterranean – UN agency

New York, Jan 6 (Just Earth News): More migrants were killed crossing the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in 2016 than ever before, according to the United Nations migration agency in the region.

1,000 more migrant deaths in Mediterranean compared to same period last year

New York, Nov 18 (IBNS): IOM reports that an estimated 350 migrants are missing, presumed dead after at least six incidents in the Mediterranean in the past three days.

UN refugee agency modifies response plan for Mediterranean and Western Balkans

New York, June 11 (Just Earth News):The United Nations refugee agency on Friday announced a revision to the regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan, involving 60 partner organizations and covering the eastern Mediterranean and Western Balkans route, in order to focus on the static population in Greece and on protection activities.

UN refugee agency says up to 500 lives lost after boat sinks in Mediterranean

New York, Apr 21 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday that as many as 500 people may have lost their lives this past week when an overcrowded boat carrying refugees and migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea at an unknown location between Libya and Italy.