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VIBO VALENTIA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 24:  Refugees on the the MOAS vessel "Topaz Responder" as it comes into port on November 24, 2016 in Vibo Valentia, Italy. The MOAS team worked through the night of the 21st and into the next morning rescuing 'approximately' 600 people from several vessels though that figure could change. It is believed that several people had died after one rubber dinghy capsized. 117 people were saved from that incident, but many were left suffering from hypothermia and various other minor injuries. MOAS were patrolling in the 'SAR Search and Rescue Zone, approximate 20KM off the coastline of Libya, and running rescue missions for the many migrants and refugees who continue to attempt to make the dangerous crossing across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy. MOAS are a Malta based registered foundation dedicated to providing professional search-and-rescue assistance to refugees and migrants in distress at sea and work alongside with the Red Cross on board the Topaz Responder. The number of deaths this year of people crossing the Mediterranean has risen to almost 4,300. MOAS alone have rescued around 19,000.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Refugees on the MOAS vessel “Topaz Responder” as it comes into in Vibo Valentia, Italy. Photo Dan Kitwood/Getty

An Iraqi displaced boy (L) wears a mask depicting Korean pop star Park Jae-sang as he stands with a friend at Jadaa refugees camp near Qayyarah city, some 40 km southern Mosul, Iraq, 17 November 2016. According to a local official in Jadaa camp, the camp which was opened after the beginning of the military operation to liberation of Mosul city, is currently hosting around ten thousand people who fled from many villages near Mosul due to the fighting between the Iraqi forces and Islamic State (IS) group.  EPA/AHMED JALIL

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An Iraqi displaced boy wears a mask depicting Korean pop star Park Jae-sang as he stands with a friend at Jadaa refugees camp near Qayyarah city. Photo Ahmed Jalil/EPA 

A woman who fled from Mosul carries her son Riyad, 1, who was born under Islamic State rule and has no identity documents recognised by Iraqi authorities, in Debaga refugee camp, Iraq November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra SEARCH "CALIPHATE CHILDREN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.?

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A woman who fled from Mosul carries her son Riyad, 1, who was born under Islamic State rule and has no identity documents recognised by Iraqi authorities, in Debaga refugee camp, Iraq. Photo Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

A woman walks past a burning structure at the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, northern France, early on October 28, 2016, after a massive operation to clear the settlement where 6,000-8,000 people have been living. Migrants left behind after the demolition of France's notorious "Jungle" faced a day of reckoning on October 28 after spending the night, with official blessing, in a disused part of the camp. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUENPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

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A woman walks past a burning structure at the “Jungle” migrant camp in Calais, northern France, early on Friday after a massive operation to clear the settlement where 6,000-8,000 people have been living. Photo Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty 

Newly displaced Iraq's who fled from the city of Mosul, Iraq's last major Islamic State (IS) group stronghold, cry as they meet their relatives who came two years ago to the refugee camp in the Khazer area, near near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aksi Kalak, some 40 kilometres east of Arbil following their arrival on October 26, 2016.  The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Stephane Dujarric told reporters that almost 9,000 people are internally displaced as a result of the Mosul military operation in Iraq. Lise Grande, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, said the military operations to retake Mosul could spark the largest humanitarian crisis in 2016 as the security situation in the area restrains aid agencies' ability to deliver help. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILICBULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

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Newly displaced people who have fled from the city of Mosul, Iraq’s last major Islamic State group stronghold, cry as they meet their relatives who came two years ago to the refugee camp in the Khazer area, near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aksi Kalak following their arrival on Wednesday. Photo Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty 

An Afghan refugee girl stands on the debris of a demolish house in khazana refugees camp outskirts of Peshawar on October 24, 2016.  More than 350,000 Afghan refugees have returned to their war-torn homeland from Pakistan this year, UN data show, with the torrent of people crossing the border expected to continue / AFP PHOTO / A MAJEEDA MAJEED/AFP/Getty Images

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An Afghan refugee girl stands on the debris of a demolish house in Khazana refugee camp on the outskirts of Peshawar. Photo AFP/Getty Images

 A woman poses at a refugee camp housing Iraqi families who fled fighting in the Mosul area on October 17, 2016 in the northeastern town of al-Hol in Syria's Hasakeh province.  The battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from jihadists could unleash a massive humanitarian crisis, potentially pushing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes as winter sets in. / AFP PHOTO / DELIL SOULEIMANDELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A woman poses at a refugee camp housing Iraqi families who fled fighting in the Mosul area in the northeastern town of al-Hol in Syria‘s Hasakeh province. Photo Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty 

A migrant is rescued after the rubber boat he was in sunk some eight nautical miles off Libya's Mediterranean coastline on October 12, 2016. A growing number of people are attempting the treacherous sea journey from Libya or Egypt, after the closure of the Balkan migrant trail route leading from Greece to western Europe. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A migrant is rescued after the rubber boat he was in sunk some eight nautical miles off Libya‘s Mediterranean coastline

An Afghan girl counts in Greek the numbers on the wall during a lesson by a non governmental organization at a refugee camp in the western Athens' suburb of Schisto

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An Afghan girl counts in Greek the numbers on the wall during a lesson by a non governmental organization at a refugee camp in the western Athens’ suburb of Schisto

French business owners and locals blockade the main road into the Port of Calais as they wait the arrival of a convoy of trucks protesting against The Jungle migrant camp on September 5, 2016 in Calais, France. Local people and business owners are taking part in the protest, dubbed Operation Escargot, calling for The Jungle camp at the French port to be demolished. Up to 10,000 migrants are now living at the camp and are using desperate and violent  measures to try and board trucks heading for the UK.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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French business owners and locals blockade the main road into the Port of Calais as they wait the arrival of a convoy of trucks protesting against The Jungle migrant camp in Calais, France. Local people and business owners are taking part in the protest, dubbed Operation Escargot, calling for The Jungle camp at the French port to be demolished 

Syrian refugees who have found asylum in Germany are trained by instructors of the German army Bundeswehr at the launch of a program to train Syrians in construction on September 1, 2016 in Ingolstadt, Germany. The program is aimed at helping those who will perhaps one day return to Syria to help in the war-torn country's reconstruction, but also to give them training to help them find jobs in the construction sector in Germany. Syrians were the biggest national group to arrive in Germany among the one million refugees and migrants who arrived in Germany last year.  (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Getty Images,)

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Syrian refugees who have found asylum in Germany are at the launch of a program to train Syrians in construction at the education centre of the engineer forces of the German army Bundeswehr in Ingolstadt. The program is aimed at helping those who will perhaps one day return to Syria to help in the war-torn country’s reconstruction, but also to give them training to help them find jobs in the construction sector in Germany.

Returning Afghan refugees, who have recently arrived from Pakistan, wait to register at a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) center on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Hundreds of migrants are returning back from Pakistan because of the border tension between the countries. They will receive assistance from UNHCR including safety information, vaccinations for children and each person is receiving 390 USD.

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Returning Afghan refugees, who have recently arrived from Pakistan, wait to register at a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) centre on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan

A migrant girl sleeps under a mosquito net outside the former international airport in Athens, currently used as a temporary camp for migrants and refugees

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A migrant girl sleeps under a mosquito net outside the former international airport in Athens, currently used as a temporary camp for migrants and refugees

epa05406928 Graffiti artists Oguz Sen (L) and Justus Becker (R) make the finishing touches to a new mural of drowned refugee Aylan Kurdi, at Osthafen in Frankfurt Main, Germany, 04 July 2016. After the previous picture was daubed with slogans, the new image shows a living, laughing Aylan surrounded by stuffed toys.

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Graffiti artists Oguz Sen (L) and Justus Becker (R) make the finishing touches to a new mural of drowned refugee Aylan Kurdi, at Osthafen in Frankfurt Main, Germany.

An Iraqi girl who fled from of Islamic State violence, is seen during World Refugee Day celebrations at Al-salam refugee camp in Baghdad, Iraq, June 20, 2016.

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An Iraqi girl who fled from of Islamic State violence, is seen during World Refugee Day celebrations at Al-salam refugee camp in Baghdad, Iraq, June 20, 2016.

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Two Palestinian boys play on a donkey cart next to a wall of graffiti in Deir el-Balah refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, on Wednesday

TOPSHOT - A boy sits on a bus as he waits to be transferred to a reception centre during an evacuation operation by Greek police forces of the makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, on May 24, 2016. In an operation which began shortly after sunrise on May 24, hundreds of Greek police began evacuating the sprawling camp which is currently home to 8,400 refugees and migrants, among them many families with children, an AFP correspondent said. At its height, there were more than 12,000 people crammed into the site, many of them fleeing war, persecution and poverty in the Middle East and Asia, with the camp exploding in size since Balkan states began closing their borders in mid February in a bid to stem the human tide seeking passage to northern Europe

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A boy sits on a bus as he waits to be transferred to a reception centre during an evacuation operation by Greek police forces of the makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the village of Idomeni, on today. 

As Refugee Flow Ebbs Germany Concentrates On Integration...BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 14:  Children play as residents look from their window at the container settlement shelter for refugees and migrants in Zehlendorf district on April 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Locals, many of them retirees, come to the shelter regularly to help the refugees and migrants, who are from countries including Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo and Serbia. The coalition partners of the German government yesterday announced a new package of legislation that includes measures to foster the integration of refugees who have received asylum status in Germany.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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Children play as residents look from their window at the container settlement shelter for refugees and migrants in Zehlendorf district in Berlin, Germany. Locals, many of them retirees, come to the shelter regularly to help the refugees and migrants 

Still thousands of refugees massing in Idomeni to enter Macedonia...epa05205764 Refugees try to warm themselves with a fire at a refugee camp during a foggy day at the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), near Idomeni, northern Greece, 11 March 2016. Greece has registered in its territory some 36,000 migrants trapped due to entry restrictions already imposed by Macedonia in recent months, by denying entry to all those who are considered economic migrants, prohibiting the passage of Afghans, and finally denying entry to all Syrians and Iraqis who are not from combat areas.  EPA/YANNIS KOLESIDIS

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Refugees try to warm themselves with a fire at a refugee camp during a foggy day at the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia near Idomeni, Greece 

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A boy looks at Greek police as refugees and migrants block the train tracks calling for the opening of the borders at the Greek-Macedonian border near the Greek village of Idomeni on Thursday