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Khaled watches for departures on the dunes of the Slack, in Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais, on September 8, 2021 | Photo : Mehdi Chebil for InfoMigrants
From file: A view of a warehouse facility in Dover, UK showing just some of the boats used by smugglers to transport migrants across the Channel | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
The assessment of migrants' ages is a complicated process, often ending in disputes | Photo: picture-alliance/Stuart Brock
The British government confirm they plan to bring in the military to coordinate the migration strategy in the Channel, which is currently being managed by the Border Force with help from the lifeboat charity, RNLI | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Migrants arrive in the port of Dover in January 2022 | Photo: Peter Cziborra / Reuters
French police patrol the Slack dunes on the English Channel at Wimereux, near Calais, France, November 25, 2021 | Photo: Reuters
Kingsdown, UK on September 7, 2021 - a group was intercepted by a British Royal National Lifeboat Institution crew in the Channel | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

InfoMigrants has highlighted good news stories throughout the year | Photo: InfoMigrants
 2021 was marked by increasingly deadly Mediterranean crossings, the Taliban coming to power in Afghanistan and an influx of migrants at the EU's eastern borders | Photo: InfoMigrants
The repatriation of the bodies was highly emotional for the victim families | Photo: Azad Lashkari/REUTERS
In England, Channel Rescue volunteers scan the open sea from the Kent coast for migrant boats in distress | Photo: Channel Rescue
France's Emmanuel Macron urged the British PM not to politicize the recent migrant boat tragedy in the English Channel