Bosnia and Herzegovina – Flood Disaster Situation Report July 6, 2014

Report
from UN Country Team in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Published on 06 Jul 2014

HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES:

  • The Federal and the RS meteorological Institutes report that the weather conditions will be good

  • About 50 Child-­‐friendly Spaces planned by UNICEF, 13 more by other organizations. 11 are operational or to be opened soon.

  • Refurbishment of three pre-­‐schools (Čelinac, Šamac, and Sanski Most) and one primary school (Orasje);

  • Approximately 1,380 individuals hosted in 38 temporary accommodation facilities.

  • Potable water is still needed for communities around Odzak, Domaljevac, Orasje, Donji Zabari.

  • 68 mines & 34,791 of UXOs/ munitions reported.

  • 400 km2 with mine presence in the flooded area;

  • Reported 13 cases of people infected with West Nile Virus

  • Epidemiological situation continues to be stable and under control of respective public health authorities.

  • Executive Summary of Recovery Needs Assessment was sent to the government authorities

SITUATION OVERVIEW:

Most affected areas

  • Federation: Sarajevo Canton (most affected municipalities: Novi Grad, Ilidza, Vogosca), Zenica-­‐ Doboj Canton (most affected municipalities: Tesanj, Zepce, Maglaj, Doboj Jug, Zavidovići i Olovo), Tuzla canton (13 municipalities of which the most affected are: Srebrenik, Tuzla, Lukavac, Gračanica, Sapna and Doboj Istok), Central Bosnia Canton (Travnik and Vitez surrounding areas), Posavina Canton (most affected municipalities: Orašje, Domaljevac, Odžak).

  • RS: The most affected municipalities are Banja Luka, Kotor Varos Laktasi, Ribnik, Kostajnica, Prijedor, Jezero, Novi Grad; Bijeljina, Bratunac, Vlasenica, Zvornik, Lopare, Milići, Osmaci, Ugljevik, Srebrenica, Sekovići; Doboj, Modrica, Samac, Brod, Donji Zabar, Vukosavlje, Petrovo, Srbac. More municipalities have been affected but were not covered by the reporting institution.

  • Brcko District

(Source: OKC BiH 112 Report, 10 June 2014)