Our Stories

  • How does investing in disaster prevention pay off?How does investing in disaster prevention pay off?Floods in 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010 and especially in 2014 have shown us over and over again that our country is fully exposed to the effects of climate change.

  • Dogs and Development: An Unlikely Success StoryDogs and Development: An Unlikely Success StoryUNDP B-H is two years into a partnership with IFAW to help communities in Bosnia-Herzegovina resolve their roaming dogs problem. The Humane Communities Process reinforces the UNDP’s values of empowering communities to resolve problems locally, sustainably, and in line with B-H Law on Protection and Animal Welfare.

  • Old Age is a Golden AgeOld Age is a Golden Age85-year-old Perka Zorić lives in the village of Verići, in the area of the City of Banja Luka, sustaining herself in a shabby home by a small pension and no assistance. Although in very poor health herself, until only recently, Perka took care of her 102-years-old friend Trivuna Pilipović, for admittedly, she was in more need of help.

  • EU's post-floods emergency housing rehabilitation delivers results in Banja LukaEU's post-floods emergency housing rehabilitation delivers results in Banja Luka

  • Occupational Safety FirstOccupational Safety FirstUNDP supported forestry in certification of about 300 employees with the Kupres Forestry Company, trainings have been organised in first aid, occupational safety in forestry, and the risk of mines and unexploded ordnance.

  • Profiting in Dairy by Joining HandsProfiting in Dairy by Joining HandsFive returnee families in Drvar decided to jointly seize the market considering the milk could provide them a safe income.

  • Kupres Cheese Seizes Local MarketKupres Cheese Seizes Local MarketAgro-trade cooperative “BH Milch” through UN TFHS boosted production of the unique “Kupres cheese”.

  • 28 families in the Alzirac settlement in Samac returned home thanks to the support from the EU Floods Recovery Programme28 families in the Alzirac settlement in Samac returned home thanks to the support from the EU Floods Recovery ProgrammeThanks to the EU Floods Recovery Programme, 28 housing units in the Alžirac settlement have now been rehabilitated, enabling the families to return home. The EU's support has assisted the families in normalising their living conditions, as provisionally the families were scattered around the Šamac region, living with relatives, friends or in various alternative accommodation facilities set up by the municipal authorities.

  • EU launches post-flood housing rehabilitation in the Alžirac settlement in ŠamacEU launches post-flood housing rehabilitation in the Alžirac settlement in ŠamacThe rehabilitation works on 28 priority dwellings in the Šamac neighbourhood of Alžirac have been launched this week as part of the European Union Floods Recovery Programme. These EU-funded rehabilitation works mark the beginning of housing repair works in this neighbourhood.

  • EUFOR and BiH Armed Forces launch post-flood reconstruction of the Jasenica Bridge in ZvornikEUFOR and BiH Armed Forces launch post-flood reconstruction of the Jasenica Bridge in ZvornikSince August 2014, the Armed Forces of BiH have been actively involved in the rehabilitation of roads damaged by floodwaters and landslides and reconstruction of destroyed bridges.