Migrants on their way to Libya from Niger are taking routes that are more dangerous in order to slip past authorities' radars. Photo: Ansa
Students of the UNICORE programme are seen arriving at Rome's Fiumicino airport | Photo: ARCHIVE/UNHCR/Alessandro Penso
Migrants gathered at the IOM transit center in Assamaka, in Niger. The number of stranded migrants there has been on the rise | Photo: Sy Aissatou / IOM 2023
From file: Migrants stuck in Assamaka after being expelled from Nigeria in November 2022 | Photo: Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
Ibrahima had been chosen as a country delegate by Malian migrants staying at the transit center run by IOM in Agadez, in the Sahara Desert in Niger | Photo: Copyright Photo: IOM
When InfoMigrants visited Niger in November, 2022 they found nearly 3,000 migrants who had been expelled from Algeria to Niger | Photo: Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
A Malian woman deported from Algeria waits at a water station near the Assamaka transit camp in northern Niger. Photo: Mehdi Chebil
The arrival of student refugees at Rome's Fiumicino airport as part of the UNICORE project on November 17, 2022 | Photo: UNHCR/Michele Cirillo
Nearly 3,000 migrants deported by Algeria are currently stranded in Assamaka, in northern Niger. Photo: Mehdi Chebil.
Droughts and other weather-related disasters will presumably lead to a rise in the number of 'environmental migrants'
From file: Migrants from Niger Crédit : Pape Cire Kane/MSF
From file: Migrants rescued by the IOM in the middle of the desert in northern Niger in 2019 | Photo: IOM