UN migration study deems US-Mexico border 'deadliest' land route in the world based on 2021 번호

연구, 실종 이주민 프로젝트(Missing Migrants Project)에서 실시하고 국제이주기구(International Organization for Migration)에서 발행 (IOM), 적어도 기록 1,238 아메리카 대륙에서 이주 중 사망 2021, 적어도 728 of those deaths occurring on the U.S-Mexico border.

The number of deaths on the United States-Mexico border last year is significantly higher than in any year prior, even before COVID-19,Edwin Viales, author of the report, 말했다. “아직, this number remains an undercount due to the diverse challenges for data collection.

Our data shows the growing crisis of deaths during migration in the region, and the need to strengthen the forensic capacity of the authorities to identify deaths on these routes,” 그는 덧붙였다. “We cannot forget that every single number is a human being with a family who may never know what happened to them.

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The study cites the Venezuelan economic crisis as a major factor that has driven people from their home countries and forced them to takeirregular routes, including overseas crossings to Caribbean nations.

Body bags lie at the scene where a tractor-trailer with multiple dead bodies was discovered, 월요일, 유월 27, 2022, in San Antonio.

Body bags lie at the scene where a tractor-trailer with multiple dead bodies was discovered, 월요일, 유월 27, 2022, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The dangers of the crossing made headlines last week after the discovery of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, 텍사스, containing 46 migrants who died 과 16 who required immediate hospitalization. Some of those taken to the hospital died shortly after arrival.

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The victims came from Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, highlighting the scope of the migration route. IOM reported that this brought the total number of victims along the border to 493 ...에 대한 2022 혼자.