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Serbia and Montenegro: Floods OCHA Situation Report No. 2

Situation Report
Originally published
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2005/0079
OCHA Situation Report No. 2
Serbia & Montenegro Floods

The Government of Serbia & Montenegro appeals for international relief assistance

1. Given the extent of damage caused by several days of torrential rains and subsequent failure of dams in Eastern Serbia, particularly in the Municipalities of Secanj, Zitiste, Bela Crkva and Plandiste, the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Council of Ministers of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro have appealed for international solidarity to assist thousands of families rendered homeless and deprived of their possessions.

2. Priority needs as provided by the Government are:

- Emergency shelter (particularly tents)
- Clothes and footwear
- Water purification equipment
- Financial assistance

3. OCHA is releasing a USD 30,000 emergency cash grant through UNDP.

4. This Situation Report and information on ongoing emergencies is also available on the OCHA Internet Website at

Tel. +41-22-917 1234
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In case of emergency only: Tel. +41-22-917 20 10

Desk Officers:

Ms. Charlotta Benedek E-mail: Direct Tel. +41-22-917 1205

Mr. Ricardo Mena Direct Tel. +41-22-917 1455 E-mail:

Press contact:

(GVA) Ms. Elizabeth Byrs Direct Tel. +41-22-917 2653

(N.Y.) Ms. Stephanie Bunker Direct Tel. +1-917-892 1669

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