EU supports IOM and the Red Cross of the FBiH for the provision of food to refugees and asylum seekers in Salakovac Refugee Centre

Within the EU funded project ‘EU Support to Migration and Border Management in BiH’ the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Red Cross signed an Agreement for food provision to refugees and asylum seekers in the Refugee Centre Salakovac.  The EU will fund the staff of the Red Cross of the City of Mostar, as well as the provision, preparation and delivery food.

Within this Agreement, more than BAM 42.500 will be used to provide three meals per day for 115 refugees and asylum seekers currently situated in the Refugee Centre Salakovac.

All meals will be prepared and distributed in line with international standards that guarantee sufficient nutritional value, variety, and a daily calorie intake.

The Agreement was signed by Ms. Irma Sadikovic, ai Chief of IOM Mission in BiH, and Mr. Namik Hodžić, the General Secretary of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Red Cross.

The project “EU Support to Migration and Border Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina” is funded by the European Union with €14.8 million and is implemented by the IOM in partnership with UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC).