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A fishing boat with dozens of migrants onboard off the coast of the island of Lampedusa | Photo: Concetta Rizzo / Archive / ANSA
Migrants arrive at Puerto del Rosario after a group of 50 migrants was rescued at sea by Spanish Maritime Rescue Services, 50 km off the coast of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, August 29, 2021 | Photo: EPA/CARLOS DE SAA
The Central Mediterranean has claimed over 1,000 lives this year alone, according to the IOM | Source: Hippolyte/SOS MEDITERRANEE
These migrants made it to the Canary Islands from Morocco but many more die at sea. Perhaps nearly 2,000 in 2021 alone | Photo: Javier Bauluz / AP
The migrants frequently travel to Europe from Africa on unseaworthy boats or rubber dinghies (thematic image) | Photo: Picture-alliance/ROPI
A police patrol in Trieste: Photo: ARCHIVE/ ANSA / Francesco De Filippo
At least 17 migrants are thought to have drowned off Tunisia, two women were rescued | Photo: L.Pitarakis / picture-alliance / APphoto
Migrant families are frequently separated during their journeys, with some never hearing from their loved ones again | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/O. Calvo
Migrant crossings to the Canary Islands are surging despite the dangerous crossing | Photo: Imago Images
Unaccompanied minors are often forced to sleep on the ground | Photo: Idro Seferi Il/DW
 Many cases of missing migrant children are never followed up, according to the Missing Children Europe advocacy group | Photo: picture-alliance/Nic Economou
Pieces of a damaged boat carrying migrants from Senegal are seen after it capsized near the coast of Sal Island, Cape Verde November 19, 2020. Picture taken November 19, 2020 | Photo: REUTERS/Jorge Avelino