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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Migrants call for help as hundreds fear winter in makeshift camp

8 17.11.2019 Инфо

W/S Migrants waiting in line at Vucjak camp, Bihac
M/S Migrants in line
C/U Migrants, some of them wearing sandals, waiting in line next to puddle
C/U Migrant in rain
W/S Migrants walking under rain in camp
M/S Migrants warming up their hands around fire
C/U Migrants warming up their hands around fire
W/S Migrants walking under rain in camp
SOT, Amin, Migrant from Afghanistan: "Here the situation is very hard, because here the problem is about food, about water, about everything. Like last night, here [it] was a windy night and here the tents moved from their place. Like, [there are] many problems."
M/S Migrants sitting around fire in tent
W/S Migrants in tent
M/S Migrants in tent
W/S Migrants in tent
M/S Migrants sitting around fire
SOT, Kafil Kashar, Migrant from India: "Yeah last night was a very windy night and our tent was flying up, and it's too much [rain]. And it's very cold weather and snowfall is coming in a couple of weeks maybe, so we are [at] a very crucial time and we are looking to the IMO [International Organisation for Migration] and United Nations to help us please."
W/S Migrants walking under rain in camp
M/S Water tank reading "Water is not for drink"
W/S Migrants walking under rain in camp
M/S Migrant under rain in camp
W/S Migrants walking under rain in camp
SCRIPT
Migrants were seen living in difficult conditions at the Vucjak makeshift camp in Bosnia's Bihac. Footage filmed on Saturday shows migrants treading through the tents erected in the mud, under the rain.
Build on a former landfill, this settlement offers no running water or electricity.
Migrants, some of them wearing sandals, were seen gathered around fires to fight the cold.
Amin, who came to Bihac from Afghanistan, explained that "the situation is very hard, because here the problem is about food, about water, about everything."
Kafil Kashar, migrant from India, said that "it's very cold weather and snowfall is coming in a couple of weeks maybe, so we are [at] a very crucial time and we are looking to the IMO [International Organisation for Migration] and United Nations to help us please."
The Vucjak migrant camp is run by the International Organisation for Migration, and is reported to host around 2,000 people who are registered as asylum seekers.