Global & Disaster Medicine

About 90 people drowned this month when a boat smuggling migrants from Libya to Italy capsized and a majority appear to have been from Pakistan.

NY Times

“…..With legal options for migrant workers shrinking, the Libyan route to Europe has become popular. According to the International Organization for Migration, in January about 240 Pakistanis crossed into Italy from Libya, making them the third largest nationality represented. By comparison, only nine were reported in January 2017…….”


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