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A migrant wrapped in a blanket to keep warm waits at a registration camp in southern Serbian town of Presevo on January 22, 2016, after crossing the Macedonian border.  As refugees continued to flow from Greece through the Balkans on their way to western Europe, aid workers sounded alarms over inadequate shelter from the current freezing temperatures and snowy conditions, particularly for children.

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A migrant wrapped in a blanket to keep warm waits at a registration camp in southern Serbian town of Presevo on Friday, after crossing the Macedonian border

Israeli reserve soldiers from the 77 battalion of the 7th brigade from the armored corps check their gear during an exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.

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Israeli reserve soldiers from the 77 battalion of the 7th brigade from the armored corps check their gear during an exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Monday

Migrants and refugees walk on Friday after crossing the Macedonian border in the Serbian village of Miratovac. Migrants and refugees are facing deteriorating weather conditions as they make their way to the EU via the Balkans. Despite cold and heavy rain, thousands of  migrants continue to arrive in Serbia. More than a million refugees and migrants arrived in Europe in 2015 in the worst crisis of its kind to face the continent since World War II.

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Migrants and refugees walk on Friday after crossing the Macedonian border in the Serbian village of Miratovac. Migrants and refugees are facing deteriorating weather conditions as they make their way to the EU via the Balkans

A child looks out of a bus window after walking from the Macedonian border into Serbia, in the village of Miratovac, Serbia, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Hundreds of migrants continue to arrive daily into Serbia in order to register and continue their journey further north towards Western Europe

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A child looks out of a bus window after walking from the Macedonian border into Serbia, in the village of Miratovac, Serbia, Wednesday. Hundreds of migrants continue to arrive daily into Serbia in order to register and continue their journey further north towards Western Europe

Cuban migrants rest at a border post with Panama in Paso Canoas

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Cuban migrants rest at a border post with Panama in Paso Canoas, Costa Rica. Hundreds of Cubans are stranded on the border between Costa Rica and Panama, after the government of Costa Rica decided not to give them more transit visas, according to local media.

A man sits on rail tracks as migrants and refugees wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni on December 8, 2015.  Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees. All other nationalities are deemed economic migrants and told to turn back, leaving over 1,500 people stuck on the border, mostly Indian, Moroccan, Bangladeshi and Pakistani.

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A man sits on rail tracks as migrants and refugees wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni on Thursday.
Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees

Palestinians try to get in a bus to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip December 4, 2015. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Thursday for two days to allow Palestinians on humanitarian grounds to travel in and out of the Gaza Strip, officials said.

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Palestinians try to get in a bus to cross into Egypt at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip on Friday. Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Thursday for two days to allow Palestinians on humanitarian grounds to travel in and out of the Gaza Strip

TOPSHOT - A man carrying a baby cries af...TOPSHOT - A man carrying a baby cries after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border with other migrants and refugees, near the town of Gevgelija, on December 4, 2015. Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees. All other nationalities are deemed economic migrants and told to turn back. Over 1,500 people are stuck on the border, mostly Indians, Moroccans, Bangladeshis and Pakistanis.

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A man carrying a baby cries after crossing the Greek-Macedonian border with other migrants and refugees, near the town of Gevgelija. Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees. All other nationalities are deemed economic migrants and told to turn back. Over 1,500 people are stuck on the border 

A woman shouts as stranded migrants from Somalia protest in front of the border fence, demanding to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Hundreds of migrants are stranded on the Greek side, as dozens of them decided to go back in Athens, after Macedonia blocked access to citizens of countries that are not being fast-tracked for asylum in the European Union

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A woman shouts as stranded migrants from Somalia protest in front of the border fence, demanding to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Wednesday

Migrants protest behind a fence against restrictions limiting passage at the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevgelija, on December 1, 2015.  Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees. All other nationalities are deemed economic migrants and told to turn back. Macedonia on November 29 finished building a fence on its frontier with Greece becoming the latest country in Europe to build a border barrier aimed at checking the flow of migrants.

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Migrants protest behind a fence against restrictions limiting passage at the Greek-Macedonian border, near Gevgelija, on Tuesday.
Since last week, Macedonia has restricted passage to northern Europe to only Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans who are considered war refugees

A woman holds a child as other migrants who are demanding to be allowed to cross the Greek-Macedonian border stand next to a fence on the railway tracks near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. Hundreds of migrants are stranded on the Greek side after Macedonia blocked access to citizens of countries that are not being fast-tracked for asylum in the European Union. Macedonia erected a fence on its southern border with neighboring Greece in order to prevent illegal crossings by migrants.

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A woman holds a child as other migrants who are demanding to be allowed to cross the Greek-Macedonian border stand next to a fence on the railway tracks near the northern Greek village of Idomeni, Monday. Hundreds of migrants are stranded on the Greek side after Macedonia blocked access to citizens of countries that are not being fast-tracked for asylum in the European Union

A migrant carries her child after crossing the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia on Friday. Macedonia, Serbia and other Balkan states have implemented a new policy to filter the flow by granting passage onwards toward Western Europe only to those fleeing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, who are seen as genuine asylum seekers rather than "economic migrants."

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A migrant carries her child after crossing the border from Greece into Macedonia, near Gevgelija, Macedonia on Friday

A man claiming to be from Iran, with his...A man claiming to be from Iran, with his mouth sewn shut, takes part in a demonstration with fellow migrants and refugees as they wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni on November 24, 2015. At least five migrants stuck on the Greek-Macedonian border on Monday sewed their lips in protest at not being allowed to continue their journey to Europe. Syrian, Iraqi and Afghan refugees are allowed through but those deemed economic migrants -- mainly people from Iran, Pakistan and Bangladesh -- are blocked. AFP PHOTO /Sakis MitrolidisSAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A man claiming to be from Iran, with his mouth sewn shut, takes part in a demonstration with fellow migrants and refugees as they wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near Idomeni

Stranded Iranian migrant Hamid, 34, an electrical engineer from the Iranian town of Sanandij sits on rail tucks in front of Macedonian riot police guarding the borderline between Greece and Macedonia near the Greek village of Idomeni November 23, 2015. Hamid and a dozen other Iranian migrants are on hunger-strike for a second day. Balkan countries have begun filtering the flow of migrants to Europe, granting passage to those fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Afghanistan but turning back others from Africa and Asia

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Stranded Iranian migrant Hamid, 34, an electrical engineer from the Iranian town of Sanandij sits on rail tucks in front of Macedonian riot police guarding the borderline between Greece and Macedonia near the Greek village of Idomeni on Monday

Iranian soldiers participate in military manoeuvres on the outskirts of the northeastern Iranian town of Torbat-E-Jam, near Mashhad, on November 17, 2015. Iran started military manoeuvres to respond to possible attacks by armed groups, such as the Islamic State (IS) group, a military commander said according to ISNA.

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Iranian soldiers participate in military manoeuvres on the outskirts of the northeastern Iranian town of Torbat-E-Jam, near Mashhad, on Tuesday. Iran started military manoeuvres to respond to possible attacks by armed groups, such as the Islamic State (IS) group

Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip...A Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip November 2, 2015.  A network of Palestinian tunnels running under the frontier town of Rafah is now water-logged, destroyed by Cairo to sever what it says is a weapons smuggling route out of Gaza for Islamist insurgents in Egypt's Sinai desert

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A Palestinian worker is lowered on a rope into a smuggling tunnel, that was flooded by Egyptian security forces, beneath the border between Egypt and southern Gaza Strip

Migrants and refugees prepare to enter a registration camp after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border near Gevgelija on November 2, 2015. More than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October -- a monthly record and nearly the same number as in the whole of 2014, the United Nations said November 2. In October, 218,394 people made the perilous crossing -- all but 8,000 of them landing in Greece -- compared to 219,000 arrivals during all of last year, UN figures showed. The soaring numbers of arrivals last month brought to over 744,000 the number of people who have made the journey so far this year.

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Migrants and refugees prepare to enter a registration camp after crossing the Greece-Macedonia border near Gevgelija on Monday

Palestinian protester tries to hammer a hole through the Israeli

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Palestinian protester tries to hammer a hole through the Israeli barrier that separates the West Bank town of Abu Dis from Jerusalem, as others wave Palestinian flags during clashes with Israeli troops.

Migrants walk past farm fields as they are escorted by police towards buses which will take them to Brezice refugee camp on Monday in Rigonce, Slovenia. Thousands of migrants marched across the border between Croatia into Slovenia as authorities intensify their efforts to attempt to cope with Europe's largest migration of people since World War II

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Migrants walk past farm fields as they are escorted by police towards buses which will take them to Brezice refugee camp on Monday in Rigonce, Slovenia. Thousands of migrants marched across the border between Croatia into Slovenia as authorities intensify their efforts to attempt to cope with Europe’s largest migration of people since World War II

South Korean Lee Sun-Gyu, 85, smiles with her North Korean husband Oh In-Se, 83, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North's southeastern coast onTuesday. Nearly 400 mostly elderly South Koreans, carrying gifts of warm clothes, cash and cosmetics, crossed into North Korea for a rare meeting with relatives they have either never met or last saw more than six decades ago

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South Korean Lee Sun-Gyu, 85, smiles with her North Korean husband Oh In-Se, 83, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North’s southeastern coast on Tuesday