Recent stories: The refugees crisis in europe: Struggling the bitter winter in Belegrade, February 2017
A freezing and squalid Belgrade railway depot where up to 1,000 people are seeking shelter in abandoned Warehouse from the bitter Serbian winter. Most of the men are in 15 to 22 years old are struggling to survive as temperatures remain below zero Celsius , with no running water or sanitation. Some of them have got frostbite and burns resulting from the inhalation of toxic smoke, as people burn anything they can find to stay warm, among dozens of other medical problems. The increasing numbers have become stranded there as the EU tried to shut down the Balkan route and tightened border controls. Most of the camps are now badly overcrowded and more people are arriving every day. Although they hope to move on from Serbia, many are spending months there, making repeated failed attempts to cross into the Bulgarian borders. Serbia become a key transit point for those hoping to start a new life in western Europe.