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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
An abandoned car rests in Niger's Tenere desert region of the south central Sahara. Once a well-worn roadway for overlander tourists, the highway's 4,500 kilometers (2,800 miles) are a favored path for migrants heading north | Photo: ANSA/AP Photo/Jerome Delay
Migrants on a truck in the Saharan desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
Many migrants die in the desert after being deported there by Algerian authorities | PHOTO: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay
The International Organization for Migration has estimated that for every migrant known to have died crossing the Mediterranean, as many as two are lost in the desert | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/J.Delay
US President Donald Trump meets with King Felipe VI of Spain at The White House in Washington, DC Credit: EPA/Chris Kleponis