The London-based STOP THE TRAFFIK actively works to prevent human trafficking — in all its forms — around the world. One of its methods is to look at analytics. Its intelligence specialists assess and corroborate intelligence from multiple sources and channels to produce actionable intelligence to degrade trafficking routes and hotspots.

In their most recent blog, its experts asses the risk during times of crisis, such as natural disasters, conflicts, or economic instability. It is during these times vulnerable populations face not only immediate survival challenges but also heightened risks of exploitation by human traffickers. The ongoing crisis in Palestine underscores these concerns, with reports suggesting an increase in human trafficking activities, including organ trafficking and recruitment for sex and labor exploitation.

Recruitment (of vulnerable people), Demand (for trafficked people), and Money (the profits made by human traffickers).

As the crisis unfolds, it’s essential to remain vigilant and address the complex challenges of human trafficking. Increased awareness, collaboration among stakeholders, and robust responses are crucial to prevent further exploitation of vulnerable communities. At STOP THE TRAFFIK, we’re committed to shining a light on trafficking operations and facilitating comprehensive and effective responses to protect at-risk populations.

Read the full blog here.