The humanitarian organization CARE Austria provided a donation to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) consisting of 1,015,650 protective masks, worth a total of 42,387.50 euros, in order to support the efforts of the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to prevent the spread of Covid-19, and in particular to help vulnerable groups, the BiH Ministry of Civil Affairs stated in the
The donation was realized in cooperation with CARE International Balkans based in Sarajevo, and the recipient of the humanitarian shipment on behalf of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
The distribution of the donation to health institutions –
Also, a significant part of the donation is intended for mental health centers throughout
In agreement with the donor, part of this humanitarian shipment will be received by the Service for Foreigners of BiH with the aim of reducing the risk to life and health of employees during their work with clients during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Civil Affairs is grateful to CARE for the donation and the understanding expressed for the protection of life and health of vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic, to which this donation will significantly contribute, the statement said.