The Missing Migrants Project tracks deaths of migrants and those who have gone missing along migratory routes worldwide. The research behind this project began in October 2013. Since then; the Missing Migrants Project has developed into an important hub and advocacy source of information that media; researchers; and the general public access for the latest information.
The Missing Migrants Project data is compiled from a variety of sources. Sources vary depending on the region and include data from national authorities; such as Coast Guards and Medical Examiners; media reports; NGOs; and interviews with survivors of shipwrecks.