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From file: Boats used by migrants to reach the Canary Islands coasts are seen piled up at Arinaga port, in Aguimes, on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, on November 13, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Borja Suarez
Pieces of a damaged boat carrying migrants from Senegal are seen after capsized near the coast of Sal Island, Cape Verde November 19, 2020. Picture taken November 19, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Avelino
18-year-old Babacar came to the Canary Islands by boat from Senegal | Photo: Marco Wolter/InfoMigrants
Migrants from Morocco walk along the shore escorted by Spanish Police after arriving on the coast of the Canary Islands on October 20, 2020. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a wooden boat | Photo: Javier Bauluz/AP Photo
The port city of Arguineguin is at the center of the migrant influx on the Canary Islands | Photo: Marco Wolter
A worker sanitizes the area used by migrants at the Arguineguín port on the southern coast of Gran Canaria on Monday, November 30, 2020 after most of the camp was dismantled | Photo: Javier Fergo/picture-alliance/AP
Spanish rescue authorities are facing a rise in boats arriving in the Canary Islands | Photo: Imago
An archive photo of the Senegalese coast | Credit: IOM via twitter.com/UNmigration
Migrants attempting to climb the barbed wire fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta | Photo: Reuters
Sarah Bettache reacts during a video call with her brother Ahmed, 19, a migrant from Morocco, in the port of Arguineguin, on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria, Spain, November 17, 2020 | Photo: Borja Suarez / REUTERS
Thousands of migrants have arrived on the Canary Islands in the last month | Photo: Javier Bauluz
From file: Sal Rei fishing port, Boa Vista, Cape Verde | Photo: picture-alliance