deaths at sea

Cover of "Sea Prayer", published by Penguin Randon House
German NGO rescue vessel 'Sea-Watch 3' berthing in the harbor of Valetta, Malta | Credit: EPA/SEA WATCH
Migrants rescued by Spanish Maritime Rescue Services at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain. A total of three small boats were intercepted and the migrants were rescued and taken ashore. PHOTO/EPA/A.Carrasco Ragel
Khady's husband disappeared in 2006 trying to reach Europe from Casamance in southern Senegal. She still hopes to see him alive again. Credit: ICRC / J. Cendon
Body of Syrian toddler Alan Kurdi on a beach in Kos in 2015
Coffins of victims in an hangar of Lampedusa airport on October 5, 2013 after a boat with migrants sank killing more than hundred people. Credit: ANSA/LANNINO
From file: Migrants rescued at sea arrive at the port of Malaga in Southern Spain - credit: EPA/Carlos Diaz
Migrants disembark in Cadiz, Spain. Credit: EPA/A.CARRASCO RAGEL
Migrants disembark in the port of San Roque, Cadiz, Spain.Credit: EPA/A.CARRASCO RAGEL
25 Maghreb migrants rescued arriving on board of a Red Cross boat in Almeria, Andalusia, August 3. Red Cross members and Navy Rescue members rescued 58 people in Alboran Island. PHOTO/EPA/CARLOS BARBA
Nora Azzaoui (l.) and Vera Günther (r.) want to change perceptions on refugees and migrants  | credit: Mimycri
Migrants who were rescued at sea arrive at the port of Tarifa in southern Spain Credit: EPA/Roman Rios