The perils and struggles of Mediterranean migration

Marine servicemen discuss the challenges and rewards of helping stranded refugees reach safety.

There has been a three-fold increase in the number of refugees and migrants entering Europe via Spain this year.

Compared with Italy, Spain has seen almost twice as many arrivals in June.

The desperate journey comes with many perils and often requires marine rescue services.

Al Jazeera’s Karl Penhaul reports from the port city of Almeria in southeast Spain.