Serbia: Floods - Situation (as of 27 May 2014)


Situation in most affected areas as of 27 May:

  • Flooding started to recede. * Most cities entering cleanup phase, but several cities continue to be severly affected. * Critical infrastructure compromised including industrial sites near river and excavation mines. * Numerous landslides and subsequent damage to buildings and roads, many road closures. * Agricultural losses in flooded area widespread. * Minor perceived fear of landmines. International response as of 27 May: * High capacity pumping operations continue to be concentrated in Belgrade-Obrenovac. * Further high capacity and other pumping operations in several locations ongoing although now reducing in number. * High capacity water purification facilities being deployed. * Landslides and risk of further landslides being assessed. * Agricultural losses being assessed.


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