Map showing the routes of 117 migrants across Africa.

Migrant Routes

In 2017, Xchange Foundation conducted a cross-sectional survey to obtain first-hand data from migrants aboard the MOAS SAR vessel, The Phoenix, in the Mediterranean Sea.

One of the survey’s primary objectives was to track the routes that individual respondents took before embarking at the Libyan coast to Italy. The map above is the result of a 117 interviews aboard the Phoenix during 4 SAR missions at the sea.

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