Bosnia And Herzegovina

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.
3 May 2002

Return to Srebrenica

Spring has warmed the hills around Srebrenica, and nurtured faint glimmers of hope.
23 October 2001

104 and counting: Bosnian centenarian battles weather, isolation and lack of money

It's still a difficult peace for many elderly in Bosnia as they struggle against isolation, poverty and inadequate social provision.
Floods brings new danger in Bosnia and Herzegovina
27 June 2001

Floods brings new danger in Bosnia and Herzegovina

An elderly couple with a house by the river Vrbanja were cleaning up.
President volunteers to offer free medical check ups
5 January 2001

President volunteers to offer free medical check ups

The queues stretched a long way when Red Cross health volunteers offered free medical check-ups in Rakovica, in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

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