Bosnia and Herzegovina

In numbers

Between January and May 2016

  • 600
    family members of missing people benefited from ten psychosocial support projects and received psychological, legal and administrative help
  • 25,000
    schoolchildren learned about mine threat and safe practices during the Red Cross mine-risk education competition cycle
  • 50
    instances of people reported missing were resolved
  • 111
    representatives of 40 Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies and the ICRC participated in the annual European restoring family links conference in Sarajevo
  • 3,258
    data relating to 3,258 missing persons were handed over to the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina which is assuming responsibility for follow-up and contact with families
  • 9
    detainees received visits
  • 2
    family members received travel assistance to identify the remains of relatives