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Sub-Saharan Africans and Soccer Field

camp: Rising numbers of migrants live in the makeshift camp that sprung up on a soccer field near a busy Casablanca bus station, where they are bedded down under tents or shacks built from plastic and wood, according to CTV. Scant food, a lack of heat and no sanitation are the main worries at the Oulad Ziane camp, as lice and respiratory infections are becoming endemic. These sub-Saharan Africans who dream of going to Europe are a symbol of the problems world dignitaries are trying to address with the U.N.'s first migration compact, being finalized at a conference in Marrakech on Monday and Tuesday. Morocco embodies multiple dilemmas facing the countries meeting in Marrakech It's a major source of Europe's migrants but is also a transit country as well as a migrant host for other Africans fleeing poverty and persecution. But the United States and several European countries have said they won't sign on. The 34-page U.N. Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is to be formally approved in Marrakech, Morocco, on Dec. 10-11. ( As reported in the news.