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  • More than 100,000 migrants have passed through Serbia this year, mainly from countries such as Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, to seek sanctuary in the wealthy countries of Europe. <br></br>A ray of light falls on a migrant in a warehouse in Belgrade, Serbia, Nov. 11, 2016.
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  • A thousand migrants have occupied a derelict warehouse in the capital of Belgrade. A migrant wrapped in a blanket sleeps on the floor.
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  • Border closures have left many stranded. Migrants cook onions inside a warehouse.
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  • According to the U.N. refugee agency, around 6,400 migrants are currently registered in Serbia, while local non-governmental organizations say their number is close to 10,000. Rays of light shine through holes on walls of a warehouse.
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  • Most of the migrants registered in Serbia arrive from Bulgaria and Macedonia. Migrants walk outside a warehouse at night.
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  • A migrant sleeps on a piece of cardboard placed on the floor.
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  • With the temperature near zero, migrants warm themselves and prepare food by the fire.
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  • Wrapped in blankets, migrants rest on the concrete floor. There are no toilets around.
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  • Serbian government and humanitarian agencies offer the migrants accommodation in refugee centers with heating and food - but despite the misery of their situation, they do not want to go. A migrant warms himself by the fire.
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  • Doing so would formalize their situation and with neighboring European Union state Hungary letting in only between 10 and 30 migrants a day, migrants might have to wait up to nine months to exit Serbia legally. Migrants wrapped in blankets sleep on the floor.
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  • Migrants brush their teeth outside the warehouse.
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  • A migrant shaves his friend outside the warehouse.
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  • A migrant listens to music on his mobile phone.
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