Drones patrolling the world's deadliest migrant crossing


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In 2014, 218,000 migrants attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea, most of them refugees from wars and chaos in Syria, Libya, and the Horn of Africa. More than 3,400 of them died, making the Mediterranean the most lethal border in the world. American entrepreneur Chris Catrambone and his Italian wife Regina founded MOAS, which operates on a 130-foot ship out of Malta; in their first 60 days at sea, their team helped save 3,000 lives. To maximize efficiency, MOAS uses two state-of-the-art drones.

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