Croatia

20 April 2016

Croatia’s main transit camp closes as Balkan route remains shut

The Croatian Red Cross had been the lead humanitarian agency inside the Slavonski Brod centre before it closed down on 15 April 2016.
“Terrorists threatened to kill me, so I fled”
25 November 2015

“Terrorists threatened to kill me, so I fled”

Zakaria Murady worked until recently in a private, foreign bank in the province of Kunduz in Afghanistan.
Syrian life-saver on route to safety in Europe
25 November 2015

Syrian life-saver on route to safety in Europe

A 22-year-old student and Red Crescent volunteer from Syria tells of how he was forced to flee his country, making now his way across Europe in search of ...
Hundreds of volunteers assist migrants in new centre in Croatia
17 November 2015

Hundreds of volunteers assist migrants in new centre in Croatia

Smiles light up the faces of the men, women and children walking by the line of Croatian Red Cross volunteers, who swiftly hand them packages of food.
Red Cross volunteers put humanity first in Croatia
27 October 2015

Red Cross volunteers put humanity first in Croatia

Croatian Red Cross volunteers listen to the stories of the people they meet.
Croatian Red Cross responds to needs of people on the move
25 September 2015

Croatian Red Cross responds to needs of people on the move

Now migrants change route transiting Croatia.
Croatian Red Cross responding to the worst natural disaster in living memory
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.
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