Inter-Agency Operational Update: Bosnia and Herzegovina (01 - 28 February 2019)

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 25 Mar 2019 View Original

Vaša Prava and UNHCR supported asylum seekers (who registered their claim over nine months ago) to become legally eligible for employment in BiH.
On 2 February, the Una-Sana Canton authorities placed a restriction on the entry of newly arriving single men to the Miral and Bira TRCs.
Approval from the Government of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton is still pending for refugee and migrant children in the Salakovac Reception Center to access primary school.


4,800 – 5,300 estimated refugee and migrant population at the end of February 2019

4,970 winterized accommodation as of 28 February 2019

270,000 meals provided in February 2019 in BiH

3,000 Medical check-ups conducted in February 2019