Earlier this month, hundreds of African migrants died when their boat capsized off the coast of Lampedusa, an Italian island.
But hundreds more, fleeing conflict in Syria, Somalia and Eritrea, have landed on the island.
They're now living in cramped conditions while officials decide what to do with them.
- Laurence Peter, BBC reporter. He tweets @lozpetski.
This segment aired on October 17, 2013.