Migrants die at borders around the world. The Missing Migrants Project has dedicated itself to "track[ing] incidents involving migrants, including refugees and asylum-seekers, who have died or gone missing in the process of migration towards an international destination.” . They visualize these incidents by mapping them. The maps are updated on a daily basis.
Missing Migrants around the World
Missing Migrants Worldwide in 2020
Missing Migrants in the Mediterranean
According to the data of the Missing Migrants Project the European Borders at the Mediterranean/ Aegean Sea represent the highest rate of migrant deaths in the world (1056 humans). The map below shows the total number of deaths recorded in that region. In this context the North African Shores count the highest numbers of fatalities.
Missing Migrants in the Mediterranean in 2020
In the course of the "Hostile Terrains" seminar at University Münster, the project group #Stories looks beyond the HT94 installation to explore further stories about migration, belonging, home and borders in the European and German context.