October 10, 2002

Demining of Popova Shapka started
Demining teams started their activities, after the European Union had granted 1,9 million Euros for this project.  More »

September 5, 2002

Start of the Reconstruction of Damaged Houses
During this month, the European Agency for Reconstruction will start the reconstruction of 200 damaged houses of third and fourth category in the village of Aracinovo and the municipality of Cucer Sandevo.
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July 2nd, 2002

Reconstruction of houses in Arachinovo and Orlanci continues
The Greek non-governmental organization “European Prospective” is about to conclude the works concerning the reconstruction of damaged houses in the villages of Arachinovo and Orlanci, Skopje area.  More »

June 21st, 2002

Renewal of infrastructure continues
So far, a total of 875 houses (of all categories) have been reconstructed. Several hundred houses are expected to be reconstructed until the end of July, for the purpose of which 4.1 mil. Euros will be invested.  More »

June 16th, 2002

Police redeployment in Tetovo region completed
The patrolling of the multiethnic police patrols ends in Tetovo villages - Poroj, Dzepciste, Gjermo, Vejce, Semsovo, Ozormiste, Palatica and Trebos. The conditions for round a clock presence of the police in those regions are fulfilled so the process of reintegration of all 72 villages in Tetovo region is completed.  More »

May 28th, 2002

Bricks and Lime for Reconstruction of Houses in Brest
UNHCR distributed two trucks of humanitarian aid consisting of bricks and lime needed for reconstruction of houses in the village of Brest, Skopje area. A total of 48 houses of first and second, as well as 34 houses of third and fourth category were registered in the village.  More »

May 22nd, 2002

Unexploded mines found in Lavce and Alashevce
Members of the NATO “Amber Fox” mission in Macedonia found and destroyed anti-tank mines and inactivated explosive gadgets near the village Lavce, Tetovo region. This area was demined by ITF last year just after the war conflicts. More »

May 17th, 2002

Reconstruction of damaged houses continues
European Prospective, a Greek non-governmental organisation continues the reparation and reconstruction of houses damaged during last year's conflict in our country. Their activities are realised in the villages of Aracinovo and Orlanci, in the Skopje area.
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March 13th, 2002

307 million euro for Republic of Macedonia
Macedonia received Euro 307 million Tuesday at the Donors' Conference in Brussels, attended by representatives of 38 countries and 19 financial institutions.  More »

March 5th, 2002

Assistance for school in Lopate village distributed
The representatives from UNICEF office and the Dutch Embassy to Macedonia has distributed assistance i.e. school furniture for the elementary school "Marsal Tito" from Lopate village in Kumanovo area, where 493 students, ethnic Macedonian and ethnic Albanians, attend the classes. More »

February 20th, 2002

UNICEF distributes school furniture
With funds from the Dutch Government and the Department for International Cooperation from the UK Government, UNICEF provided and is in process of distribution of furniture to elementary schools in the conflict affected areas as well as to schools in other areas in need for additional furniture. More »

February 12th, 2002

Humanitarian assistance for displaced persons
The Red Cross of Skopje will distribute humanitarian assistance for displaced persons settled at host families from 11th to 22nd of February.
The distribution will be conducted at the Momin Potok warehouse from 8 till 16 o'clock every day.

February 8th, 2002

UNHCR activities continue
UNHCR continued its firewood distribution activities. On February 7, 154 m3 of firewood for 77 families in Vistica, 240 m3 for Gorno Svilare and 60 m3 for Dolno Svilare have been distributed.
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February 7th, 2002

Distribution of livestock food started
The Spanish organization MPDL this week started distribution of livestock food (soy and corn grain) in the crisis regions. The procedure of finalization of lists of beneficiaries of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management in coordination with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is near completion.  More »

February 7th, 2002

Construction material for damaged houses in Aracinovo
European Perspective, a Greek organization, with a donation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece completed its two projects. The first is construction material distribution for 94 host families throughout the country, and the second project is construction material for 11 families in Aracinovo.  More »

February 6th, 2002

UNHCR provided firewood for the population in the crisis areas
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees distributes firewood for the population in the crisis regions, as well as for IDPs from Tanusevci settled at host families. On February 4, 160 m3 firewood were distributed for 80 families in Orizare and on February 5, 174 m3 for 80 families in Ropaljce in the Kumanovo region.  More »

February 5th, 2002

UNICEF distributes school sets
UNICEF distributed textbooks, school bags, notebooks, gums and pencils for the pupils from the primary schools that attend classes in the crisis regions of Kumanovo and Tetovo, and the Skopje villages of Ljuboten, Aracinovo and Radusa. School sets were also distributed to displaced children in Skopje and other cities in the country. More »

December 10th, 2001

Construction material distribution completed
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) on December 7 completed the construction material distribution for repair of the damaged houses in the crisis regions. On December 6 - 7, the last deliveries of construction materials for the villages of Radusa and Otlja have been completed. More »

November 27th, 2001

Construction material for Otlja and Radusa
After the estimation of the damaged houses in the village of Otlja, Kumanovo, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) today (27.11.2001) started the distribution of the construction material for repair of the damaged houses of first category.
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Distribution of livestock food in the area of Tetovo
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) today started the distribution of livestock food for 190 beneficiaries in the Tetovo villages of Lesok and Neprosteno. More »

Food for the inhabitants of Mojance

The humanitarian organization El Hilal will distribute 3 tons of basic food supplies for the inhabitants of the village of Mojance. More »

UNHCR activities

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees in spite of the cold weather, yesterday and today distributed wood for heating for the families in Neprosteno. More »

November 26th, 2001

Construction material distribution in Matejce completed
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation completed the construction material distribution for 172 beneficiaries in Matejce last week (23 November). More »

Assistance for the damaged houses in Bitola
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation on November 24 distributed construction material for the damaged houses from first and second category. More »

November 15th, 2001

Distribution of food and hygienic products
The humanitarian organization El Hilal distributed alimentary and non-alimentary products for inhabitants of villages in Skopje and Kumanovo region on November 14th.
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Clothing for the displaced persons
Caritas from Germany - Essen has met the demands of the displaced persons, after the weather has changed, taking into consideration their basic necessities. More »

November 14th, 2001

Activities of humanitarian organizations in Tetovo region suspended
Due to worsened security situation in Tetovo region, following the murder of three special force members in Trebosh on November 11th , UN agencies are forbidding movement and stopping undergoing activities. More »

November 8th, 2001

Mine removal continues
Mine removal team was on the field, searching for and defusing mines and other explosive devices in Leshok village yesterday, while another team was in Tearce. The activities of demining the railroad track Tetovo-Radusha are under way, where about 2.200 meters have been checked so far. Search for explosive devices was also done in Kumanovo region, in Opae and Matejche villages.

Distribution of building material in Lipkovo area
Macedonian Center for International Cooperation continues with house repair activities in Matejche, Kumanovo area. Five thousand roof tiles will be distributed today. More »

Food aid for IDPs and host families
The Spanish humanitarian Organization Movimento por la paz el desarme y la libertad (MPDL) has distributed packages including fresh food, donated by ECHO, in collective centers in Katlanovo and Shuto Orizari for the last two days. More »

November 7th, 2001

School year in Matejce started
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation besides distribution of construction material for repair of 172 houses from first category in Matejce, has managed to rehabilitate six classrooms of "Kultura" Primary School for the beginning of the new school year. More »

Distribution of parcels for returnees in the area of Tetovo
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) started distribution of parcels for returnees (mattresses, blankets, kitchen sets, canisters for water, etc), 50 parcels in Lisec and 15 in Gajre.

November 5th, 2001

The Coordination Body presented the Action Plan for Reconstruction
After the evaluations by the expert teams, the Coordination Body for Crisis Management presented the Action Plan for Reconstruction of the damaged objects in the crisis regions, as well as the damages to the economy. More »

MCIC started the repairs of the damaged school in Matejce
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) in cooperation with UNHCR, on November 5, 2001, started with distribution of construction materials for repair of the damaged houses in the village of Matejce. More »

UNHCR distributed parcels for returnees
UNHCR started distribution of 230 returnee kits for people in the village of Opae. The kits consist of blankets, matresses, plastic covers, construction tools, canisters for water, kitchen sets and hygiene supplies.

November 2nd, 2001

70 DEM per month for host families
4000 families are going to get 70 DEM per month each, in a project funded by the Swiss government, organized by Swiss Disaster Relief (SDR). The project is a retroactive programme and will cover the period from May to August this year. The payment should commence from November 5th. More »

November 1st, 2001

Humanitarian Aid for Lipkovo and Selce residents
The humanitarian organization "El Hilal" distributed humanitarian aid for the inhabitants of Lipkovo, which consisted of 650 blankets, 600 mattresses, as well as winter clothing. At the same time, 150 packages for returnees (blankets, mattresses, plastic tarpaulins, water reservoirs, kitchenware and hygienic supplies) for the residents of Selce, Tetovo region.

October 30th, 2001

The demining has been finished in Lavce
Demining teams, including experts from Bosnia and Slovenia, were involved in discovering and demining of UXO in villages and roads in villages of Lesok, Neprosteno and Tearce yesterday. More »

The repairs of electric network are going on
The teams of "Macedonian Electricity" visited 16 villages in the municipality of Lipkovo yesterday where they took notice of the damaged electric pipe. More »

October 29th, 2001

Ceramic tiles for the damaged roofs in Radusa
Macedonian Center for International Cooperation in the framework of its Repair of Houses Programme, on October 23 and 27 distributed 7,500 ceramic tiles for the damaged roofs in the war conflicts in the village of Radusa. A total of 110 beneficiaries have been included with the aid distribution.

The evaluation process of the first category damaged houses in Matejce has been completed

In the village of Matejce, Kumanovo, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation completed the evaluation of all 180 damaged houses of first category and the school. The distribution of building materials for repair of the damaged houses should start soon.

MCIC and El Hilal distributed parcels for returnees
El Hilal, a humanitarian organization distributed parcels for returnees (displaced persons returning to their homes) from UNHCR for 570 families in the villages of Zerovjane, Bogovinje, Pirok and Lavce. The parcels consist of blankets, matresses, plastic covers, construction tools, canisters, kitchenware and hygiene supplies. More »

October 23rd, 2001

The NGO fair is open
Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Institute for sustainable communities (ITZ) are organizing the NGO fair in the hotel Aleksandar Palace from 23rd to 25th October. The goal of this event is promoting the NGOs and the whole NGO sector and improving their public relations. More »

October 18th, 2001

Damage assessment in Tetovo region carried out
A team from the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation accompanied by two architects paid a visit to the villages in Tetovo region, where assessment of damaged houses and schools was made. Assessment of schools in Slatino, Glogji and Nerashte, as well as houses of houses from first and second category in Belovishte, Rogachevo, Belovishte and Glogji was carried out. More »

FAO and US Government provide refunding resources for damages in the agriculture

United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) provided the distribution of first shipments with winter seed wheat and artificial fertilizers, which is aid for Macedonian agriculture workers from areas affected by conflict and famine. The project, which is scheduled to start tomorrow, is in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Water supply, Macedonian Agriculture associations and humanitarian organisations "Care" and "Actetd".
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October 17th, 2001

Experts started demining roads in Tetovo area
Two teams comprising of 50 experts from Bosnia and Slovenia, started the search and removal of explosive devices in Tetovo region. They are checking out the roads Leshok - Zhilche, Jegunovce-Prshovce and other crossroads in Tearce, Jegunovce and Dzhepchishte municipalities. Demining of local roads, as well as roads in areas affected by conflicts is scheduled for this week.

October 15th, 2001

Road demining in Tetovo area has commenced
Starting from today, search and mine defusal of roads and inhabited areas in Tetovo region, more precisely in the areas of municipalities Dzhepchishte, Tearce, Vratnica and Jegunovce has commenced. Demining is being carried out on the Tetovo - Jazhince road and side roads.
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October 12th, 2001

IMG data from damage assessment now available
International Management Group (IMG) finished assessment of the damages caused by armed conflict in Macedonia, from March till September 2001. Around 60% of damaged objects and infrastructure (houses, schools, ambulanta, electric and water supply systems) were assessed by IMG. For the areas that were not visited by IMG, estimation of damages was done.
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October 11th, 2001

The first phase of school repairment is starting
The possibilities for repair of damaged schools in the crisis regions were identified on the last education coordination meeting held in UNICEF. In the first phase ten schools (total 12 objects) will be repaired, while nine (13 objects) are given second priority. More »

Initial division of areas of work for houses repairs
As the assessment of damaged houses was finished in Skopje, Kumanovo and Tetovo areas, many organizations expressed readnes to participate in houses repair. International Rescue Committee (IRC) will be active in Kumanovo (6 villages) and Tetovo region (Lisec and Gajre)
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October 5th, 2001

Health assessment in affected regions started
Ministry of health and World Health Organization started with health assessment in affected regions today. 13 teams were set up: Tetovo region (5). Skopje (5) and Kumanovo (3), where 98 objects should be assessed. More »

EU provided additional funds for repairing of the damaged houses
Euro Commissioner of Foreign Relations Chris Patten arrived yesterday in Macedonia and signed an agreement on reconstructing the damaged houses in the crisis regions in Macedonia with the NGO Children's aid direct. More »

10,5 million euro donation for reconstruction of the electric-energetic infrastructure
General Director of Macedonian Power Company Lambe Arnaudov and Euro Commissioner of Foreign Relations Chris Patten yesterday signed an agreement for a donation of Euro 10,5 million, that would be intended for reconstruction of the damages on the electric-energetic infrastructure, which were caused by military actions in the crisis region. More »

October 4th, 2001

Workshop for rapid assessment of health condition in affected areas organized
A one-day workshop named "Rapid assessment of health condition in affected areas", organized by the Ministry of health and World Health Organisation took place yesterday. The workshop was lead by Ph.D Eric Doneli from Geneve. Representatives of health institutions in Skopje, Kumanovo and Tetovo took part in the seminar. Other international and non-government organizations were present, too: WHO, ICRC, UNICEF, Arte International, American Red Cross, as well as domestic MCIC and El Hilal. More »

October 3rd, 2001

Committee for repairs and reconstruction founded

A Committee for repairs and reconstruction(CRIM) was founded in the Ministry of transport and communications today. Its members include the Ministry for transport and communications, European Union, US Embassy, UNHCR and agencies that will carry out the activities: Macedonian Center for International Cooperation, IRC, SNI (Shelter Now International), Mercy Corps and Movimondo. More »

September 28th, 2001

Ambassador Einik (USA) visits displaced persons

Ambassador of USA to Republic of Macedonia, Mike Einik, visited the displaced persons settled in CC "Olimipisko Selo" in Skopje today, where at the present moment 360 persons from Tetovo region, mainly Tearce municipality, are being sheltered. More »

Return of displaced persons in Lipkovo

In order to facilitate the return of displaced persons from Lipkovo, a Committee for Organised Return has recently been established. More »

September 27th, 2001

Confidence building measures in the Tetovo area

After several months of military conflicts in the northwest part of the country, the first contacts between people of different ethnicity began. More »

September 24th, 2001

Government's Strategy for reconstruction of the objects prepared
The Coordination Body for Crises Management of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia prepared the "Strategy for repairing and reconstruction of damaged objects and roads in the crises areas". More »

The European Union will start the reconstruction of the houses in the Municipality of Tearce
The European Union announced the start of the reconstruction of damaged houses in the Municipality of Tearce, including the villages Tearce and Lesok. More »

September 20th, 2001

Damaged objects repairing started
Macedonian Center for International Cooperation started the activities within its repairing programme intended for objects (individual houses and public infrastructure) that suffered minor damages. The activities consist of provision of material for repairing the damages.
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Japanese donation for displaced persons
Japanese embassy in the Republic of Macedonia has announced that their government has donated one million dollars aid to displaced persons in Macedonia. The aid will be distributed through UN High Commissioner for Refugees and International Committee of Red Cross.
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September 18th, 2001

Reconstruction of objects damaged during the conflict
The Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) started the activities within its 'Return of Displaced Persons' programme. Among other activities, this programme includes reconstruction of individual housing objects, as well as public objects that suffered minor damages. More »

Promotion of Internet site "Aid Macedonia"
Macedonian Center for International Cooperation (MCIC) starts its work on the Internet site Aid Macedonia to contribute to improvement of information on humanitarian aspects of the Macedonian crisis.
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September 12th, 2001

Crisis Management Body presents Action Plan
The Governmental Coordination Crisis Management Body presented an Action Plan for funding of priority projects on covering damages due to the conflict in Macedonia. The European Union granted Euro 30 million for this purpose and the European Commission should approve this. More »

September 10th, 2001

Reconstruction of the school in Brnjarci

In the frames of the "Macedonian crisis" program, MCIC began conducting activities that have as their aim to contribute to the renewal of life in the areas that were site of the several months constant armed conflicts in Macedonia. More »

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