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Breakfast for refugees in Belgrade and Sid

On the 1st of July Caritas started distributing breakfast for refugees in Belgrade and Sid. The rich breakfast contains fresh pastry, yogurt and chocolate milk. In Presevo center the breakfast distribution has started already at the beginning of April and since now more then 20,000 fresh breakfast pastries have been distributed by Caritas. This activity has been made possible with the funds provided by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Workshop – Disaster Risk Reduction: Persons with disabilities in emergency situations

On the 29th of June in Belgrade was held the workshop Disaster Risk Reduction: Persons with disabilities in emergency situations, organized by Caritas, the Sector for Emergency Management of the Republic of Serbia and the National Training Center, with the support of the National Organization of Persons with Disabilities of Serbia (NOOIS). The workshop was also attended by the representatives of NOOIS, the Red Cross and the Center for social work Krupanj.

IMG_1793The introductory welcome was given by Aleksandar Lazarević, from the National Training Center, Jelena Ankić from Caritas Serbia and Ivanka Jovanović from the National Organization of Persons with Disabilities of Serbia.

IMG_1791In the first part of the workshop Mr. Baras introduced the participants with the work of the Sector for Emergency Management of the Republic of Serbia, from their work organization to the explanation of different responsibilities of the Sector, through different types of risks present on the territory of the Republic of Serbia. He also presented the activities and projects implemented so far, together with the educational materials that the Sector prepared, printed and distributed to target groups.

IMG_1859Aleksandar Lazarevic introduced the participants with the organization of the National Training Center. The aim of the Center is to increase the preparedness and protection of all the citizens of Serbia, through trainings and organization of simulation exercises on different levels. He also pointed out that the National Strategy for Protection and Rescue dedicates has a part dedicated to persons with disabilities.


The second part of the workshop was opened by Ivanka Jovanovic, the representative of NOOIS, who spoke about the work of this organization and the legal framework related to problems of persons with disabilities. She said that the laws in Serbia are only talking about problems of persons with disabilities in general, but that they are not being specified through further plans of activities. The non existence of evacuation plans and the weak or limited availability of information are problems that persons with disabilities face in emergency situations.

IMG_1851The last part of the workshop was organized through group work, giving concrete suggestions to resolve the problems that people with disabilities face in emergency situations. Some of the conclusions are that it’s necessary to create a network of organization of people with disabilities and representatives of local authorities; create a database of people with disabilities on the local level in order to organize more efficient measures of protection and rescue; organize trainings of persons with disabilities adapted to their needs; have available information on alerting in emergency situations in public media, adapted to persons with disabilities and the necessity of greater engagement of persons with disabilities in the systems of protection and rescue, firstly as consultants, because they know best the problems they face during emergency situations.

Download the conclusions from the workshop: Conclusions_Workshop DRR – Persons with disabilities


Study visit to Serbia within the project Societies

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Within the project SOCIETIES a study visit was organized from 11 to 13 March, aiming to exchange experiences and examples of good practice in the field of social inclusion between civil society organizations (CSOs)participating in the project. Representatives of 15 CSOs from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Kosovo, together…

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Recognition of Caritas Serbia work on disaster risk reduction

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Caritas Bosnia and Herzegovina and Caritas Serbia recently received recognition for their exceptional work in disaster risk reduction. On March 1stthey were awarded by the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina for supporting disaster risk reduction in their respective countries and co-operating across borders. Caritas Bosnia and Herzegovina’s main contribution was…

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English language classes for refugees in Bujanovac

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Caritas psycho-social support team from Bujanovac Reception Center organises lessons of English language for refugees and migrants, every day, from Monday to Friday. The participants are divided into three groups, in relation to their previous knowledge. They attend classes regularly, with the goal to master the language better. The members…

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