The extent of the migrant's crisis in 5 key figures
7 March 2016: Turkey and the European Union met today in Brussels for an extraordinary summit to try to find solutions to the migration crisis.
The number of asylum seekers.
Emanating mainly from Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis. A figure that has more than doubled compared to 2014, and which is the highest ever recorded, according to the European statistics office Eurostat.