According to a report by the Federal News Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on January 3rd local time, on the same day, the European Commission announced that it would provide 3.5 million euros of humanitarian assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina to help solve the winterization problem of refugees and immigrants in the country.
In Unassana Oblast of Biha, more than 1,700 refugees and immigrants do not have enough shelter.
After the fire broke out in the Lipa refugee tent camp in Bihać city, more than 900 people were forced to squeeze into the former Lipa refugee reception center, where winter accommodation is not available.
In addition, more than 800 other people, including children, live in outdoor tents.
On December 23, refugees dissatisfied with the status quo set fire to the Lipa tent camp, burning three tents without casualties.
In April 2020, Bosnia and Herzegovina has received 4.5 million euros in aid from the EU.
Since 2018, the EU has provided 13.8 million euros to the country for humanitarian assistance for refugees and migrants.