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UN experts warn of post-flood health risks

BELGRADE - The UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia Irena Vojackova-Solorano has presented to the Serbian government a report by a team of international experts that warns of health risks in the wake of the recent massive floods.

The UN experts warned of health risks, potential environmental risks as well as of damage caused to agriculture, the UN team in Serbia said.

Bosnia Prepares Ground for Donor Conference

The European Union, the World Bank and the United Nations, together with the Bosnian authorities, are still carrying out estimates of the damage done to the Balkan country by recent catastrophic floods.

The chief of EU delegation to Bosnia, Peter Sorensen, on June 4 said that they plan to announce the results of the probe in two weeks.

40 teams to evaluate flood damage

40 teams to evaluate flood damage

BELGRADE -- 40 teams comprising 200 local and international experts will be established in Serbia to evaluate the damage caused by the floods.

This was agreed on Tuesday by representatives of relevant institutions and the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure.

First fund-raising conference

First fund-raising conference

At the moment there are only rough data about the damage caused by recent flooding, but it is certain that the damage shall be larger than the help we are going to get, Marko Blagojevic, Director of the Government's Office for Renewal says.