deaths at sea

Migrants on a small dinghy in the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/L.Schmid/SOS Mediterranee
The boat sighted by Frontex reconnaissance aircraft with the only survivor, Mohammed Adam Oga, onboard as well as the corpse of another passenger who died from the hardships of the journey | ANSA/AFM - Armed Forces of Malta

A migrant rescue ship carrying 41 migrants enters the port of Lampedusa, Sicily [from our archives] | Photo: ANSA/ ELIO DESIDERIO
The Sea-Watch 3, docked at the Italian port on the island of Lampedusa | Photo: Picture-alliance/Photoshot
A handout photo made available by German civil sea rescue organization Sea-eye shows a boat carrying migrants (l) and a rescue boat of Sea-eye, in the Mediterranean sea | Photo: SEA-EYE
The remaining bodies are expected to wash ashore over coming days and weeks | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Ahmed
Volunteers of Doctors Without Borders with some migrants injured in the sea after leaving Misurata on a ship to reach Zarzis | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS
Migrants on a small dinghy in the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/L.Schmid/SOS Mediterranee
Cyprus is the most eastern EU country and located much closer to Syria and Turkey than the rest of the EU | Credit: France24
Revolverheld reportedly donate a five-figure sum to Sea-Eye intended for the operations of the Alan Kurdi search-and-rescue vessel | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/dpa
The Mediterranean route accounted for half of all migrants that died or went missing in 2018, according to IOM | Photo: Picture Alliance / dpa / SOS Mediterranee /L. Schmid
Migrants in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Reuters