Serbia

19 July 2016

Scorching heat and poor conditions exacerbate suffering on Hungary-Serbia border

Red Cross provides support to people in desperate situation on both side of the Hungarian-Serbian border.
Red Cross boat crews hit the water as flooding sweeps western Serbia
9 March 2016

Red Cross boat crews hit the water as flooding sweeps western Serbia

Severe flooding in western Serbia forced hundreds to leave home.
Torrential rain in Serbia brings more misery for migrants
26 January 2016

Torrential rain in Serbia brings more misery for migrants

The Red Cross of Serbia provides emergency relief to migrant families in the driving rain near Sid in Serbia en route to Croatia.
Providing support on the road less travelled in Serbia
11 November 2015

Providing support on the road less travelled in Serbia

Farnaz has now arrived in Dimitrovgrad, in Serbia, on a route which is less popular than other migratory trails in Serbia
Thousands head into Serbia in search of safety as winter approaches
11 November 2015

Thousands head into Serbia in search of safety as winter approaches

The cold season is threathening the well being of migrants even further, prompting them to rush to countries of transit at a faster pace.
In Serbia, former refugees use their experience to help people on the move
30 September 2015

In Serbia, former refugees use their experience to help people on the move

Milica Duka was four years old when she and her family fled from Mostar to Serbia during the Balkan War.
Seeking safety from Syria to Serbia
28 September 2015

Seeking safety from Syria to Serbia

Please tell the world that we are coming here only to escape bombs and have a safe place where our kids can grow up.
A Red Cross bakery in Serbia feeding vulnerable migrants
22 September 2015

A Red Cross bakery in Serbia feeding vulnerable migrants

From the outside, it appears as nothing out of the ordinary, a simple bakery in southern Serbia.
From refugee to Red Cross volunteer
11 September 2015

From refugee to Red Cross volunteer

She was only 11 years old when she became a refugee. It was 1991 and war had erupted in Croatia in the former Yugoslavia. Her parents made the decision to flee to Serbia in search of a safe place to raise a family.
“We were treated like animals.” Migrants, in search of safety, brave treacherous journeys
4 September 2015

“We were treated like animals.” Migrants, in search of safety, brave treacherous journeys

They come from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Thousands of migrants crossing through Serbia every week – families with children, the disabled, the elderly, the young – all hoping to make it further into Europe.
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