IOM’s Migration Response (as of September 2019)

Date Publish: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

 

IOM’s Migration Response (as of September 2019)

In 2018, with the support of the European Union (DG ECHO and DG NEAR), IOM opened four new Temporary Reception Centres in Una Sana Canton with the support of the Council of Europe Development Bank, IOM opened one new Temporary Reception Centre in Hadzici Municipality:

Sedra Temporary Reception Centre in Cazin Municipality for families and vulnerable migrants opened in July 2018

Usivak Temporary Reception Centre in Hadzici Municipality primarily for single men, but also for families and vulnerable migrants opened in October 2018.

Bira Temporary Reception Centre in the City of Bihac, primarily for single men opened in October 2018

Miral Temporary Reception Centre in Velika Kladusa Municipality primarily for single men opened in October 2018, with IOM supporting the site management from November 2018.

Borici Temporary Reception Centre in City of Bihac, families and vulnerable migrants re-opened in December 2018 following complete renovation.

In these centres, supported by the European Union, IOM is providing for the basic needs of migrants, including food, hygiene products, clothes for those with skin diseases, water, sanitation and hygiene facilities (toilets and showers), 24/7 IOM centre management staff, and 24/7 cleaning, maintenance and security personnel.

IOM is also responsible for CCCM - Centre Coordination and Centre Management, in support of and in close cooperation with the Service for Foreigners’ Affairs (the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina).