Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of

8 August 2016

Freak storm leaves 22 dead in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Red Cross responds to recent flood and launches appeal to provide assisance to the affected population.
Dedication to education forced teacher to flee violence in Afghanistan
2 December 2015

Dedication to education forced teacher to flee violence in Afghanistan

An Afghan man forced to flee his home is looking for safety for himself and the love of his life.
3 November 2015

"Please save my country" says man on-route

Syrian father on the move with his wife and children receive assistance from the Red Cross volunteers in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. He expresses his wish to return when their home country is safe.
Supporting vulnerable migrants crossing into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
15 October 2015

Supporting vulnerable migrants crossing into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Migrants travelling with little belongings through the FYR of Macedonia tell of Red Cross assistance all along their route.
Over 500 vulnerable migrants treated daily by the Red Cross in FYR of Macedonia
14 October 2015

Over 500 vulnerable migrants treated daily by the Red Cross in FYR of Macedonia

Since the middle of June, over 105,000 refugees and other vulnerable migrants have entered the Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) of Macedonia.
Syrian migrant: No help in Jordan, so now I try in Europe
15 September 2015

Syrian migrant: No help in Jordan, so now I try in Europe

Help hasn’t come easily to Mohammad al Moukdad (28), although he often sought it.
Red Cross doctor: “They all shouted ‘thank you doctor’ from the train windows”
15 September 2015

Red Cross doctor: “They all shouted ‘thank you doctor’ from the train windows”

Dr Suzana Gjorgjevska gently feels around the neck of an Iraqi woman as her husband looks nervously. The woman is four months pregnant.
Syrian migrant family: We couldn’t find enough help in neighbouring countries
10 September 2015

Syrian migrant family: We couldn’t find enough help in neighbouring countries

Hundreds of migrants sit at the southern border of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, waiting for transport going north to the Serbian border, a notorious route for thousands of people hoping to find refuge in a member state of the European Union.
We had no other choice but to flee Iraq
8 September 2015

We had no other choice but to flee Iraq

Unlike the majority of migrants who make the daily crossing from Greece into the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Abed family did not have to wait to enter.
Moments of dignity
1 September 2015

Moments of dignity

The water runs down little one-year old Hasar’s body. Her mother, Ayaat, holds her while her father, Thaen, pours the water from a plastic bottle onto her curly hair to rinse away the ...
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