Ali*, 7 and Abbas*, 4, wait with their mother Mariam Bazr Bashi, 29, from Damascus as they wait to board a bus after registering for a 72-hour travel permit in a migrant and refugee centre in Preševo, Serbia, on October 4 , 2015. They had been travelling for 7 days from Turkey via Macedonia. Ali suffer from muscular dystrophy and can't walk. Mariam carried him as far as Serbia before she was given a wheelchair. She intends to go to Germany to get treatment for her son. Her husband is still in Syria.
*child's name has been changed to protect identity