Bihac students decorate room for migrant children

NEWS 09.01.2019 09:44
Source: EU Delegacija

Art school students have painted the walls of a playroom in a newly reconstructed migrant shelter in the north-western town of Bihac to make the migrant children moving in the building feel like home.

The abandoned building of old student dormitory Borici which for months served as an improvised shelter for the migrants staying in the north-western city of Bihac, has now turned into their temporary home to protect them from winter and cold weather.

The first migrant families started moving into their new accommodation, which has been reconstructed and equipped with the financial support of the European Union (EU), the International Organisation for Migrations (IOM) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID), said the EU Delegation to Bosnia.

To make the migrant children feel like home, the students of Bihac art school painted the walls of a room intended for a play area and space for socialising.

Source: : EU Delegacija
Source: : EU Delegacija
Source: : EU Delegacija
Source: : EU Delegacija

The project of support to migration and border management in Bosnia and Herzegovina is funded by the EU in the amount of over €7.2 million and is implemented by the IOM in partnership with UNHCR and UNICEF.