Croatia

14 July 2014

Croatian Red Cross responding to the worst natural disaster in living memory

In mid-May, heavy rainfall led to severe flooding across north-eastern Croatia, as well as parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia, affecting hundreds of thousands of people in the three countries.
A flag showing solidarity on its way from Croatia to Syria
21 August 2013

A flag showing solidarity on its way from Croatia to Syria

It may just be a piece of cloth, but it is painted with passion and shows solidarity. It’s a flag of support from Croatian Red Cross youth volunteers at the Croatian Red Cross to their colleagues at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent.
Preparedness pays off as Danube flood-wave passes through Croatia
8 July 2013

Preparedness pays off as Danube flood-wave passes through Croatia

From the outset, the Croatian Red Cross played an important role at local and national level as a member of the crisis management teams that worked to make sure the threat of disaster did not become a reality.
Croatia: going home at Christmas
27 December 2001

Croatia: going home at Christmas

Amid the snow-covered hills of central Croatia, Radmila Brujic stared out, stone-faced, from the window of the Red Cross pick-up truck.
Croatia's abandoned beauty
29 March 2001

Croatia's abandoned beauty

There is a curious silence in the countryside near Otocac, a small town in western Croatia.

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