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Infografika – EU Mediterranean operations

EU Mediterranean operations have rescued over 126 000 migrants at risk between 1 January 2016 and 15 June 2017

EU Mediterranean operations: over 126 000 lives saved since 2016

3 EU operations are patrolling the Mediterranean to secure EU borders, target migrant smugglers and rescue migrants at risk.

Rescued by EU operation Triton: 55239

Rescued by EU operation Sophia: 28566

Rescued by EU operation Poseidon: 42806

Total saved: 126611

Dead and missing: 6874

Sources: Frontex, EU NAVFOR Med, UNHCR

This figures correspond to the following periods:

Operation Triton and Poseidon: 1 January 2016 to 31 March 2017

Operation Sophia: 1 January 2016 to 15 June 2017

Dead and missing persons: 1 January 2016 to 31 May 2017