National Geographic : 2017 Dec
Above: Asadullah, 11, an Afghan (standing), prays in Sid before trying to sneak across the nearby border into Croatia. Guards turned him back. Undeterred, he still hopes to join a cousin in the United Kingdom. Below: A glimpse inside the refugee center in Obrenovac, one of 18 across Serbia that provide food and accommoda- tion but little else to fill the day. Unaccompanied children are generally housed apart from families and men.