Bosnia And Herzegovina

15 August 2014

Beneficiary profile: Hajdar from Janja, Republika Srpska

Hajdar and his family woke at 3 am one night in in May to the sound of rushing water; floods had arrived in Janja.
Beneficiary profile: Jela
15 August 2014

Beneficiary profile: Jela from Brčko district

Jela worked hard for many years to build her home in Brčko. The floodwaters swept almost everything away.
Beneficiary profile: Emin
15 August 2014

Beneficiary profile: Emin from Maglaj, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Emin, a retiree, had to evacuate his home when floods swept through Maglaj in May of this year
Flood-struck families urgently make repairs as they face into winter
15 August 2014

Flood-struck families urgently make repairs as they face into winter

Across the Bosnia and Herzegovina, communities are still struggling to recover from the devastating floods that swept across the country. Red Cross volunteers have helped hundreds of thousands of people.
One month later, an elementary school is still home
12 June 2014

One month later, an elementary school is still home

One month after the devastating floods that forced tens of thousands of people to leave their homes in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kata Djukic sits on a mattress on the floor of an elementary school in Orasje.
Volunteers provide assistance to Roma communities after the floods
4 June 2014

Volunteers provide assistance to Roma communities after the floods

Early one weekend morning, volunteers at the New Sarajevo Red Cross branch load up boxes into a truck donated by DHL. Food, hygiene products and clothes are being brought to a Roma community 200 kilometres north of the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Red Cross youth volunteers mobilize after Bosnia and Herzegovina flooding
30 May 2014

Red Cross youth volunteers mobilize after Bosnia and Herzegovina flooding

Nedim Jasic, 21, has been volunteering for the New Sarajevo branch youth chapter of the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the past eight years.
Flooding brings back memories of civil war
30 May 2014

Flooding brings back memories of civil war

Ramiza Dedic, 43, has been sleeping in the army barracks in the municipality of Zenica since she was evacuated from her home after the floods.
Families waiting to return to their homes following floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina
30 May 2014

Families waiting to return to their homes following floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Following devastating floods, many families are staying in Red Cross evacuation centres until the water levels drop.
Volunteers provide food, shelter and psychosocial support in the aftermath of floods
23 May 2014

Volunteers provide food, shelter and psychosocial support in the aftermath of floods

Survivors of floods in Bosnia share their apocalyptic stories of running from rising waters.
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