Asylum Refugee and Migration Service (ARMS)

Published date: 
Thursday, 2nd December 2021

At least 27 refugees and asylum seekers have died trying to cross the English Channel after their dinghy deflated and sank in the worst disaster on record involving migrants in the sea

If anyone calls you saying they can’t contact their family member(s) and they think they were on that boat, please check that they’ve attempted to make contact with them today (by phone, social media etc).

If they have tried today and can’t get in contact with them, please ask the person to call or email us. International Family Tracing Greater Manchester on 0161 888 8909 or;