Bosnia And Herzegovina

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.
Photography contest captures the spirit of active ageing
10 February 2014

Photography contest captures the spirit of active ageing

How can you combine the beauty of active ageing with modern social media? The Red Cross of Bosnia and Herzegovina did just that, when they launched a photo competition on their Facebook site.
Cold spell brings back painful memories in Bosnia and Herzegovina
26 January 2009

Cold spell brings back painful memories in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Extremely low temperatures - some as low as 25 degrees below zero - hit Bosnia and Herzegovina earlier this month, severely affecting more than 5,200 families or 10,000 people, according to the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina (RCSBiH).
Bosnia’s returnees struggle to return to normality
9 September 2003

Bosnia’s returnees struggle to return to normality

The war took a terrible toll on Ivanica.
Uncertainty awaits Bosnia returnees
19 December 2002

Uncertainty awaits Bosnia returnees

The silence tells all in the vast, empty landscapes of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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