• Crisis Severity ?
     
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Impact ?
     
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Humanitarian Conditions ?
     
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Complexity ?
    2.4
    0 Very low
    Very high 5
  • Access Constraints ?
    2.0
    No constraints
    Extreme constraints

Key figures

  • 161 Fatalities reported [?]

Overview

17/12/2020

The Western Mediterranean Route from North Africa, mainly Morocco and Algeria, to Spain is an important crossing for migrants and asylum seekers trying to reach Europe by sea. As of 22 November, UNHCR reports 38,997 people having arrived in Spain in 2020.?

Algeria, Morocco and Mali are the main countries of origin of migrants and asylum seekers arriving in Spain in 2020. As of 1 December, 233 migrants have lost their lives in the Western Mediterranean in 2020.?

Latest Developments

04/03/2021

No significant recent humanitarian developments. This crisis is being monitored by our analysis team.