Francois Bellon, the Head of Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross to both the EU and NATO, visted the command last week, the first senior ICRC visit to EUCOM in nearly two decades.
The recent flooding in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), in both entities and Brcko District, has inflicted extensive damage to infrastructure, interrupted water and electricity supply, caused landslides, and necessitated the evacuation of over 13,000 people.
CAMP PEPELISHTE, Macedonia A Macedonian Red Cross member stabilizes a stick that went through the hand of a victim of an explosion during Medical Training Exercise in Central and Eastern Europe 2011 June 11. Macedonian and U.S. service members were given a variety of moulaged injuries to simulate ones experienced by mudslide, building collapse and explosion victims. The countries participating in this yearrrÃ¢Âs MEDCEUR are Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovenia and Norway. MEDCEUR is a Partnership for Peace and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-sponsored regional and multilateral exercise in Central and Eastern Europe designed to provide medical training and operational experience in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kelley J. Stewart)
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