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AKIPRESS.COM - President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolić thanked participants in the international donors’ conference held in Brussels for the purpose of raising aid for Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina after the floods in May on the solidarity and support provided, ReliefWeb reported.
Emergency aid in food, water and equipment was sent by the European Commission, OSCE, UN, World Food Program, as well as Azerbaijan, Belarus, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, Romania, Russia, United States, United Arab Emirates, Turkmenistan and numerous private donors, Nikolić specified and stressed the important role of various international teams during floods.
The Serbian President recalled that the country has received assistance at the bilateral level from 14 countries – Germany, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Denmark, Romania, Russian Federation, Belarus, Hungary, Croatia, Macedonia and Montenegro.
The greatest damage was inflicted on the housing sector, health, education, agriculture, the system of flood protection, mining and energy, manufacturing and trade, water supply, wastewaters and waste, environment, transport and communications.