missing persons

Around 80 percent of migrant deaths are reportedly due to drowning during attempted sea crossings
Sub-Saharan migrants disembark from a Sea Rescue vessel upon their arrival to the port of Motril in Granada, Spain, 27 April 2019 | Photo: EPA/Miguel Paquet
The bodies of people who die crossing the Mediterranean are often not identified and many are buried in anonymous graves | Photo: Picture-alliance
Turkish and Greek coast guards patrol the Aegean Sea | Photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Balli
Civilians evacuated from the Islamic State's holdout of Baghouz | Photo: Getty Images/AFP/B.Kilic
Youths in a German home for unaccompanied minor refugees | Photo: Picture-alliance/Ulli Deck/dpa
Hundreds of refugees and migrants have used the German Red Cross Tracing Service to find missing relatives
A woman lays flowers around the body of a migrant found in Canos de Meca beach in Cadiz, in southern Spain. Credit: EPA/ROMAN RIOS
At last 10,000 migrant children in Europe disappeared in 2015. Many of them are still missing.
The Mediterranean route accounted for half of all migrants that died or went missing in 2018, according to IOM
A coast guard cutter in Cagliari searching for eight migrants who have been missing since a shipwreck four days ago off Sant'Antioco, in south-west Sardinia | Credit: Tax police
The Guardia di Finanza - one of Italy's police corps - searches for migrants in the SardinIan sea. Credit: ANSA/UFFICIO STAMPA GUARDIA DI FINANZA