At every stage of their journey, refugees and migrants need reliable information, in a language they understand, to make informed decisions. The ability to understand and communicate affects the choices people make. With limited access to reliable information, migrants often rely on smugglers who speak their languages.
The video was created by Translators without Borders with funding from the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP) supported by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.
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