10 Feb 2015
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Heavy floods that washed away homes and infrastructure in May 2014 also shifted thousands of landmines across large areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina, threatening residents and recovery efforts.

With US$2 million from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other humanitarian partners were and able to kick-start emergency recovery operations. 

Watch the short film below to find out more about UNDP’s mine clearance and mine risk education efforts in communities such as Brgule in the Vares Municipality.
According to UNDP, over 30,000 unexploded ordnance and landmines were recovered and disposed of during the emergency flood response.

Read more about UNDP's flood recovery efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina here.

Details on CERF’s rapid response grant in Bosnia and Herzegovina can be found here.