Tag Archives: floods

13.7.2014, TANJUG – Roma for two months in collective center, Vulin visited them

LAZAREVAC – More than 90 people, mostly Roma from Veliki Crljeni, live already for two months in collective accommodation in Lazarevac sports center because they were left without roof over head in floods in May. They were visited today by the minister for work, employment and social issues Aleksandar Vulin, who also brought help for them. Majority of them is ... Read More »

4.7.2014, juznasrbija.info – Help for flooded Roma households

Public communal company “Trznice” from Nis, in cooperation with the Roma association from Prokuplje and Expert’s service of local communities of municipality of Prokuplje, have provided humanitarian help for households of Roma nationality that suffered damage in floods. – After catastrophic floods in Serbia, management of Nis city, which is a founder of JKP “Trznice”, have decided to put a ... Read More »

13.6.2014, Portal24 – EU: Roma had been discriminated within the share of help after floods in BiH

European Commission has information that Roma had been discriminated during the share of humanitarian help after catastrophic floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina, it’s stated in report of Department for humanitarian support and civil protection of European Union (ECHO), reports Bosnian news agency Patria (NAP). According to the statements in report, various sources confirmed that there had been discrimination in view ... Read More »

12.6.2014, inkluzija.gov.rs – Children for flooded areas in collective accommodation

We transfer announcement of the Network of organizations for children of Serbia – MODS regarding the unequal relation towards children from the flooded areas, conditions in collective accommodations in which is located great number of children and parents owing to which is jeopardized life, health and regular development of children, because of which children are exposed to additional trauma.. “Network ... Read More »

11.6.2014, Blic – They lust for home, which was carried away by flood

More than half dozen of state and city institutions doesn’t succeed almost for half a month to agree who is relevant to care about Roma who got displaced after floods and whose twelve children are still in the shelter, without daily light and natural ventilation. Citizens of Obrenovac, jeopardized with floods, who had been at first point placed in Belgrade ... Read More »

9.6.2014, Oslobodjenje – Floods hardly affected 367 Roma families: Roma from Nemila cry for clean water

We found Muja Fafulic, president of the Center for Roma support – Romalen from Kakanj while he was returning from Nemila. “We visited local 22 Roma families caught with floods. They don’t have healthy drinking water. Their children are already falling sick and this morning they took some of them to doctor. They told us to not bring them anything ... Read More »

5.6.2014, klix.ba – Fafulic: Even after floods Roma are discriminated during the share of humanitarian help

I can’t understand that someone during disaster doesn’t want to give a packet of help to persons of Roma population. Roma are every day exposed to great level of discrimination. Well we are people too – said today in Sarajevo representative of the Center for Roma support “Romalen” from Kakanj Mujo Fafulic. He said that on today’s press-conference about issues ... Read More »

2.6.2014, Blic – Jagodina: Italians are helping, but Roma too

President of the Assembly of Jagodina city Dragan Markovic Palma said today that from donors came 2.7 million dinars for removal of consequences of floods on the territory of city, but also Italian companies “Andrea Confesione” announced donation of one million dinars and company “Vibak” donation of 10.000 EUR. Markovic highlighted that KUD “Rom” from Jagodine collected and brought 35.000 ... Read More »

30.5.2014, Slobodna Evropa – Roma from Vukosavlje left on their own

After the floods made huge damage to them, Roma from Modricki Lug near Vukosavlje appeal for help. They say that everyone bypass them. Source: http://www.slobodnaevropa.org/media/video/25404092.html Read More »

30.5.2014, Novi Magazin – It’s urgent to relocate people from shelters without daylight and ventilation

Company Public shelters proposes urgent relocation of group of citizens of Roma nationality who are settled in the shelter in street Goce Delceva 46 in Novi Beograd. In letter by Shelter’s director Vladan Skadric is stated that group of twenty children and 11 men and women is settled in late evening 23rd May on request of director of Center for ... Read More »