The World’s Richard Hall spent a week on a Save the Children rescue ship. Here are the sights and sounds from their harrowing voyage.
The migrant death rate on the Mediterranean is so far triple that of last year.
Despite the clear and growing dangers of crossing the Mediterranean Sea in search of refuge in Europe, the stream of migrants is only getting bigger. The people making the journey say it's better to take a deadly chance than die slowly in civil wars or along the dangerous routes away from home.