The desert between Ounianga Kebir and Faya, northern Chad, is traversed by migrants trying to reach Libya | Photo: picture alliance/Robert Harding
People affected by floods moves to higher grounds in Naushahro Feroze District, Sindh province, Pakistan, 15 October 2022 | Photo: EPA/REHAN KHAN
Around 130 migrants were able to remain in Melilla after 'jumping' the border fence on June 24, 2022. At least 27 lost their lives | Photo: Private
From file: The bodies were discovered near Libya's border with Sudan | Photo: picture-alliance/AA
From file: Around 2,000 people tried to enter Melilla from Morocco on June 24, 2022 | Photo credit: Solidary Wheels
Morocco sentenced 33 migrants for 'illegal entry onto Moroccan territory,' following a mass border crossing attempt at Melilla in June  | Photo: Javier Bernardo/dpa/picture-alliance
Here the Libyan authorities deal with finding the bodies of 20 migrants dead in the Sahara desert | Photo: Picture alliance / AA / Libyan First Aid Service
About 100 people demonstrated in support of Baobab Experience chief Andrea Costa in front of the court during a trial against him in Rome, May 3, 2022 | Photo: ANSA/BAOBAB EXPERIENCE
Migrants board a plane to return to Nigeria from Libya. Return programs such as this are of particular interest to Germany | Photo: Yousef Mourad/picture alliance
Gambian migrants were deported from Libya in 2017 — now the EU is also trying to send them home | Photo: Reuters/L.Gnago
The Sahel region, at the southern frontier of the Sahara Desert, is a mired in conflict and at the mercy of ecological threats | Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool/abaca/picture alliance
Refugees from Central African Republic arrive in France | EPA/UWE ZUCCHI