Regional Housing Programme launches delivery of 118 packages of construction materials to refugee families in Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia

Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia, 21 October 2022

The delivery by the Regional Housing Programme (RHP) of 118 packages of construction materials for refugees from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and Croatia commenced today in Šašinci, near Sremska Mitrovica, in Serbia. The ceremony to mark the occasion was attended by Nataša Stanisavljević, Commissioner for Refugees and Migration of the Republic of Serbia; Elvira Angulo Rodriguez, representing the Delegation of the European Union in Serbia, and Sarah Groen, Deputy Head of the OSCE Mission in Serbia, amongst others.

Aleksa Pilipović, a refugee from Bugojno, BiH, received a package of construction materials worth EUR 9 000. The Pilipović family received materials for the complete reconstruction of their home (roof, floors, insulation, facade, interior doors, carpentry and bathroom materials), which they plan to use to adapt their home to accommodate their six-year-old daughter, who has special needs.

The delivery of the remaining packages under the RHP SRB9 sub-project also began in Bačka Topola and Ruma.

This is help for the most-vulnerable. For the Pilipović family and all others who receive packages of building materials, this help means the beginning of a new life, a better life.” said Commissioner Stanisavljević.

  • 21 Oct, 2022
  • Jovan

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