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Video December 6, 2019

Building Back Better in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In May 2014, unprecedented rainfall in BiH led to the worst flooding in the country’s documented history, affecting over 1 million people (25% of the population) and causing estimated damages of nearly 15% of the country’s GDP. The World Bank-financed Floods Emergency Recovery Project provided emergency assistance to 800,000 citizens and helped restore the infrastructure essential for public services and economic recovery in flood-affected areas.