Alternative routes from the Middle East to Europe: an animation

MMP’s first animation looks into some of the alternative routes taken by refugees and other migrants coming from the Middle East and trying to reach Europe over the last few years.

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The animation transcript can be downloaded here.

Subtitles in English are available activating the “CC” option on the Youtube player.

 

Sources

Frontex (2017) Detections of illegal border crossings statistics.

IOM (2016) Migrant Presence Monitoring Situation Report, October 2016.

IOM (2016) Migrant Presence Monitoring Situation Report, November 2016.

IOM (2016) Migrant Presence Monitoring Situation Report, December 2016.

Frontex (2015) Annual Risk Analysis 2015.

Laruelle, M. and S. Hohmann “From the Mediterranean to the Far North: A Refugees Corridor at the Russian-Norwegian Border”. The Arctic Institute, August 2016.

Doyle, A. “To deter refugees, Norway readies fence on ex-Cold War border“. Reuters, August 2016.

Gerdziunas, B. “An unknown migrant route into EU runs through Lithuania”. Al Jazeera, January 2016.

ODI (2016) Europe’s refugees and migrants: Hidden flows, tightened borders and spiralling costs.