Bosnia And Herzegovina

23 May 2015

Beneficiary profile: Mirnesa Medzic, Topcic Polje

To mark one year anniversary of the floods that hit several countries in the Balkans the IFRC recently produced a series of stories profiling Red Cross beneficiaries in Bosnia and Herzegovina, one of the countries most affected by the crisis. In the after
One year on from the Balkans floods:
21 May 2015

One year on from the Balkans floods: "I used every penny to rebuild my home"

To mark the firs anniversary of the floods that hit several countries in the Balkans the IFRC recently produced a series of stories profiling Red Cross beneficiaries in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
One year on from the Balkans floods:
20 May 2015

One year on from the Balkans floods: "This is the house where I was born"

Mina Livadic, 65, lives in Brcko District and was caught up in the flooding that devastated many parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina in May 2014.
Beneficiary profile: Mina
24 August 2014

Beneficiary profile: Mina, from Brčko district

Mina is 65 years old. When the floods came to Brčko district in Bosnia and Herzegovina, she lost almost everything.
Beneficiary profile: Hajdar
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.
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