Replanting Hope in the Flood Plains of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Long lines of light grey clouds almost completely cover the sky above the small town of Srebrenik. The air is heavy and dry; giving the impression it is about to pour down at any minute. “People here still live in fear of heavy rains“, says Senad Hasić, one of the inhabitants. The deep fear stems…

REPORT: Western Balkans Refugee Response

This report provides a brief overview of World Vision’s work in Serbia during the Western Balkans Refugee Response from September 2015 to July 2016. Click here to access it.

Belgrade Provides a Short Rest for Refugees

“Everything got destroyed in Syria. War. Horrible war,” says Fadi, a physics professor from Syria, as he sits on a thin blanket in a park in the Serbian capital, Belgrade. The sky is almost completely covered in gray clouds and it seems like the rain is about to start any minute. If it does, Fadi…

No Home To Return To

Tiny rooms with two beds and closet, lit with white neon lights on army base near city of Tuzla are now home for 92 people who lost everything in record-breaking floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Armina, a 17-month-old, will never remember the home her family so lovingly built. Her childhood could be defined by…