Serbia

3 February 2014

Serbia shivers under snow while volunteers take to the air for a dramatic rescue

Evacuations by helicopter, nights in schools halls, digging out cars and providing bread and food by snowmobile: winter paid a violent visit to Vojvodina and other areas of Serbia.
Ringing the bell of freedom against human trafficking
30 October 2013

Ringing the bell of freedom against human trafficking

The Red Bell Campaign against human trafficking brings together four countries: Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia Herzegovina. The campaign is taking a multi-pronged approach, targeting specific groups, as well as the wider population.
3 February 2012

15km trek by volunteers for mountain rescue in snow-bound Serbia

Volunteers undertake 15km trip to rescue elderly man beyond the reach of doctors.
Volunteers training to prevent domestic violence and abuse against older people
31 December 2011

Volunteers training to prevent domestic violence and abuse against older people

In some European countries, like Belgium, the submerged phenomenon of abuse against older people was “discovered” only in the 1990s, when the academic community began to show interest in the problem, while in others it is still a taboo.
Serbia: Volunteers make homes habitable after Kraljevo quake
4 April 2011

Serbia: Volunteers make homes habitable after Kraljevo quake

By Giovanni Zambello Your first impression when you drive through the streets of Kraljevo in central Serbia is that “nothing happened here”. You might see some strips of yellow insulating tape here and there, some thin cracks on the walls if you look a bit more carefully, but they’re all things that the casual observer might miss. “This is a sneaky disaster. If you just look at the buildings fr...
19 November 2010

Appeal launched to help Serbians recover from deadly earthquake

The Red Cross of Serbia continues to provide support to people affected by this month’s earthquake, which hit the city of Kraljevo, killing three people and causing widespread destruction.
Red Cross respond to disasters in Serbia and Italy
3 November 2010

Red Cross respond to disasters in Serbia and Italy

Two European Red Cross societies sprang into action this week when sudden disasters struck Serbia and northern Italy.
Kosovo: Red Cross assistance essential to victims of winter floods
20 December 2007

Kosovo: Red Cross assistance essential to victims of winter floods

Beautiful, shiny, dark brown eyes are peeking from behind Mirela’s mother and immediately capture the attention of the Red Cross volunteers visiting this flood-affected family.
Surviving day-to-day in Serbia
10 December 2003

Surviving day-to-day in Serbia

"Just give me a normal job, and I will be able to buy a house and give my children a better future.
Displaced kids in Serbia get Greek Easter holidays
29 April 2003

Displaced kids in Serbia get Greek Easter holidays

On April 18, 254 children from 75 cities in Serbia and Bosnia, accompanied by the Red Cross workers, arrived in Belgrade en route to Athens for an Easter holiday.
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