Data Visualization
Journalism
September 17, 2015

The Refugee Crisis through the eyes of Data Visualization

Christopher Möller
@chrtze
The refugee crisis is the ubiquitous topic in international media for the past months. Many news outlets have tried to support their coverage through data visualizations - resulting in some powerful interactives. This collection shows the projects that have been published so far.

The New York Times - Closing the Back Door to Europe

2015-09-15 Maps
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Vox - One chart that puts Europes response in perspective

2015-09-15 Infographic
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The Economist - More neighbours make more fences

2015-09-15 Map
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Swissinfo - Six graphs to understand the migration phenomenon

2015-09-14 Steamgraph, Barchart, Bubblechart, Map
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Berliner Morgenpost - Aus welchen Ländern Flüchtlinge nach Berlin kommen

2015-09-11 Charts
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The New York Times - The Scale of the Migrant Crisis

2015-09-10 Infographic
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Quartz - Follow the flow of Syrian civilians from the Middle East to Western Europe

2015-09-10 Map
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The New York Times - Seeking a Fair Distribution of Migrants in Europe

2015-09-04 Map, Barchart, Bubblechart
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Le Monde - Comprendre la crise des migrants en Europe

2015-09-04 Graphics Collection
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SVT - Refugee flows to the EU

2015-09-03 Flowchart
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WDR - Flüchtlinge in NRW

2015-09-01 Map
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The New York Times - Which Countries Are Under the Most Strain in the European Migration Crisis?

2015-08-29 Map, Charts
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The Guardian - What do you call a person who moves to another country in search of a better life?

2015-08-28 Interactive
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Lemonde - Morts aux frontières

2015-08-28 Map
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Economist - Looking for a home

2015-08-27 Map, Infographic
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Zeit Online - Hier wohnen Deutschlands Asylbewerber

2015-08-20 Maps
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Zeit Online - Europa schiebt ab

2015-08-07 Infographic
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The New York Times - The Flight of Refugees Around the Globe

2015-06-20 Maps
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The New York Times - What’s Behind the Surge in Refugees Crossing the Mediterranean Sea

2015-05-21 Maps, Charts
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Zeit Online - Wer steigt in die Flüchtlingsboote?

2015-04-23 Chart
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Zeit Online - Ein gut bewachtes Massengrab

2015-04-17 Chart, Maps, Infographic
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Journalism++ - Migrant Files

Map
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Journalism++ - Syria

Infographic
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