sahara desert

© Lluis Gene, AFP | This file photo shows vessels at a 'boat cemetery' on the Spanish Canary island of Gran Canaria on November 18, 2021. On Sunday, at least 44 migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of the Western Sahara. It was not clear where the boat was heading, but usually migrants leaving from that area try to reach Spain's Canary Islands.
Many migrants die in the desert | PHOTO: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay
Migrants abandoned in the Sahara desert | Photo: Sylla Ibrahima Sory
Smuggling migrants has become a highly lucrative business for many | Photo: AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy
Most Malian refugees have been displaced from their country since 2012 | Photo: HCR / Sylvain Cherkaoui
Fatma and her husband Yacoub, migrants from Mali, carry their children as they make their way in Lahj, Yemen | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
IOM’s community mobilizers participated in the Search and Rescue operation organized on 3 September, which brought 83 migrants to safety | Photo: IOM
Migrants on a truck in the Saharan desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
Amadou, along with other migrants, was made to walk 40 km in the desert | Photo: Picture Alliance Archives
The threat of contracting the novel coronavirus does not deter migrants in Niger | Photo: Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
Rescue in the Tenere desert Screen Shot from Alarme Phone Sahara Facebook page
African migrants sit in the sand | Photo: Getty Images/AFP/M.Turkia