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Migrant workers in Latina province, Italy | Photo: DW/N.Conrad
Ammar Abdal was internally displaced in Iraq for three years before coming to Germany
The town of Riace in Calabria | Photo: Picture-alliance/Ropi/Mollo


More than a dozen migrants rescued at sea by the humanitarian vessel Aquarius arrive in France where they will be given refugee status. Photo: Ofii/Twitter
Two little girls at Shatila / Copyright: Charlotte Hauswedell
Eritrean migrants in Switzerland protest against deportations | Credit: Jack Guez/AFP


Children in front of a care facility | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/B.Wüstneck
A look at the operation to clear the self-managed center in Claviere, Val di Susa. Credit: ANSA
The refugees in the camp are at serious risk of starvation if aid does not come soon

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If you ignore the rules your flight might turn into a one-way ticket | Credit: picture-alliance/Zuma Press/B. Stanley
Help is available to migrants and refugees from people who speak their language and understand their culture
Many refugees and migrants have trouble proving their competence because they lack formal qualifications

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Migration numbers Relocation in 2015
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Salem, an Eritrean relocated from Italy to Portugal