Serbia

12 June 2014

Life goes on – so does the washing machine

“We were evacuated from Obrenovac by helicopter 27 days ago,” says 32-year-old Dragana Stankovic.
Serbia: Returning money found in items donated for flood assistance
22 May 2014

Serbia: Returning money found in items donated for flood assistance

Volunteer Chachac Suzana Vukic, 19, almost panicked when she found a big pile of money while sorting through relief items donated for the people affected by the floods in Serbia.
Volunteer: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
22 May 2014

Volunteer: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Reflecting on the events from the past few days, volunteer Milan Mirkovic says: “In this disaster situation one of the best things that happened was the outpouring of solidarity.
 World TB Day brings to light a successful program
29 April 2014

Republic of Serbia: World TB Day brings to light a successful program

To strengthen and expand the access to diagnosis and treatment of TB/MDR-TB cases targeting vulnerable people and risk groups in their communities, is no longer a new experience to the Red Cross of Serbia.
Serbia shivers under snow while volunteers take to the air for a dramatic rescue
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.
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