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World: Missing people and the desperate search by those left behind

Countries: Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, World
Source: Institute for Security Studies

As of July 2020, African families from 41 countries were looking for more than 6 000 missing relatives thought to be in Africa or Europe. About 80% of those missing originate from 11 countries alone.