Sahara migration route: Many would die without us, migration agency warns

26 June 2019

Every month, the UN rescues around 1,200 people from the vast Sahara Desert, near Niger, many after they’ve been abandoned by traffickers who promised to take them to Libya, Nigeria or Morocco.

In an interview with Daniel Johnson from UN News, Joel Millman from the UN migration agency, IOM, says that without its help, “virtually all of them” would perish.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
Audio Duration:
3'33"

 

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