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Franck and his family are being housed in a welcome center in Saint-Beauzire, near Clermont-Ferrand | Photo: Private
A man washes clothes in a bucket in the Tunisian capital. He has been part of a protest outside the UNHCR offices. The refugees want to be evacuated from Tunisia to a third country. May 2022 | Photo: Tarek Guizani / InfoMigrants
© 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.
Arrival of about a dozen migrants on a small wooden boat on the Canary Islands on March 27, 2022 | Photo: Mercedes Menendez /Picture-alliance / Pacific Press
From file: Morocco is both a source and transit country for migration. Since 2019, the country has stepped up its efforts to block migrants from reacing Europe | Photo: Javier Bauluz / AP Photo / picture alliance
Many of these boats are former Tunisian fishing vessels, used to transport migrants and now piled up on Lampedusa | Photo:  Mehdi Chebil / InfoMigrants
Displaced people eating at the accommodation center in Tica, Mozambique, after their villages had been flooded due to the passage of Cyclone Eloise, in Nhamatanda district, central Mozambique | Photo: ARCHIVE / EPA / ANDRE CATUEIRA
Thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan countries try to cross the Mediterranian and Atlantic waters  often on rudimentary boats like those in this picture | Photo: Reuters/ Borja Suarez
The city of Zouara is known to be a departure point for migrant boats | Photo: Private
Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (L) with Niger's president Mohamed Bazoum (R) during an official visit to Niger | Photo: ANSA/Angelo Carconi
From file: The port of Zarzis, Tunisia | Photo: InfoMigrants
Migrant crossings to the Canary Islands are surging despite the dangerous crossing | Photo: Imago Images