Slavonski Brod

Grabar-Kitarovic, Lavrov find solution to air pollution caused by Bosanski Brod oil refinery

Croatia and Russia have found a solution for the problem of air pollution caused by a Russian-owned oil refinery in Bosanski Brod, northern Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has been poisoning residents of Slavonski Brod, a town across the Sava River in Croatia, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said in Munich on Sunday.

PM discusses air pollution in Slavonski Brod

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic visited the eastern County of Brod-Posavina on Thursday, where he met with local authorities and environmental groups for talks on the economic situation and air pollution in Slavonski Brod.

Slavonski Brod residents protest against air pollution

More than 4,000 residents of the eastern town of Slavonski Brod rallied in the central town square on Thursday to warn once again about air pollution caused by an oil refinery in Bosanski Brod, a town in the north of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its Serb entity, across the Sava River.

Slavonski Brod hosts 7th Congress of the Sawmill Industry of SE Europe

The 7th Congress of the Sawmill Industry of Southeast Europe took place in the eastern Croatian town of Slavonski Brod on Wednesday, bringing together over 200 representatives of the sawmill industry, forest managers, timber traders, equipment suppliers and public administration officials from Croatia and the region.

7 Croatian cities to get EUR 345 mln from EU urban development scheme

Seven Croatian cities - Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Zadar, Slavonski Brod and Pula - will have access to EUR 345.35 million from European structural and investment funds for the development of urban areas, the Regional Development and EU Funds Ministry said on Friday.

15 illegal migrants found in cargo train in east Croatia

Railway workers found 15 illegal migrants of African and Asian background hidden in carriages of a cargo train in Slavonski Brod, eastern Croatia, and a police investigation is under way.

SDP leader calls for putting end to divisions in Croatian society

Addressing an election rally in Slavonski Brod on Friday, Social Democratic Party (SDP) leader Zoran Milanovic, whose party heads the People's Coalition, called for putting an end to divisions in the Croatian society over the country's past.

Slavonski Brod centre for refugees in transit being dismantled

The temporary centre for refugees in transit was opened on 3 November 2015 as Croatia's response to urgent humanitarian needs of thousands of migrants using the Balkan route to reach Austria, Germany or Sweden.

Welcome! initiative demands dignified accommodation for refugees

The initiative recalled that refugees could seek asylum or transfer to other detention centres, and demanded that the relevant institutions protect the persons at the Slavonski Brod centre and provide them with dignified living conditions.

NGOs: Authorities systematically violate refugees' rights with forcible detention

The associations warned that the new way of making decisions on people's destinies did not exculpate the Croatian authorities from violation of human rights, disregard for laws and international law.

320 refugees staying at Slavonski Brod transit centre

"We have adjusted our activities because migrants now stay longer here. There is more work for our team for psycho-social assistance, we have expanded our services, primarily children workshops. ...

Djuro Djakovic Special Vehicles lands EUR 10.6M deal with French client

Djuro Djakovic Special Vehicles, a joint-stock company and a member of Djuro Djakovic Holding, signed an agreement on the production and delivery of special wagons worth 81 million kuna to a French client, the Slavonski-Brod company stated in a press release.

Red Cross: No change to aid for refugees in transit centre

After the announcement of significant cuts in budget funds for the transit centre, volunteers were the first to feel the pinch of the new measures.

Slavonski Brod interesting to Indian car industry

Ambassador Kumar took office last August. This was his first visit, as well as the first visit of an Indian official, to Slavonski Brod.

581,590 migrants have passed through Croatia, 31 undergoing readmission

Since mid-September, when they first started arriving, 581,590 migrants have passed through Croatia and 31 persons are in the process of readmission, caretaker Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic told reporters at the refugee transit centre in Slavonski Brod on Saturday.

Two births, 2 deaths among refugees passing through Croatia

 So far, two refugees have died in Croatia and the last case was registered on Sunday when a 59-year-old man who suffered from chronic diseases passed away.

UNHCR delegation commends refugee transit centre in Slavonski Brod

In a statement for the press, Okoth Obbo confirmed that not all persons on the refugee route had the right to refugee status but they all had the right to seek asylum and protection.

No economic migrants among refugees in Slavonski Brod, in total more than 425,000 migrants have passed through Croatia

This is a smaller number than usual, but over the past several days we had up to 9,000 arrivals, so we cannot speak about a smaller intensity,

Over 6,300 migrants pass through Slavonski Brod refugee centre in last 24 hours

Nujic said that 411,875 migrants had arrived in Croatia since mid-September when the country was hit by an influx of refugees and migrants fleeing war and hardship in the Middle East,

8,500 refugees enter Croatia in past 24 hrs, total 399,047 since the start of the refugee crisis

The arrival and departure of refugees from the transit centre in Slavonski Brod is proceeding without incidents.

Slovak delegation visits Slavonski Brod refugee centre

Croatian Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic on Friday received a Slovak Interior Ministry delegation at the Slavonski Brod refugee transit centre to see how it is organised and how it works.

Over 366,000 refugees recorded passing through Croatia since mid-Sept

The winter transit centre in the eastern Croatian city of Slavonski Brod was catering for 1,208 refugees on Thursday morning.

Slavonski Brod transit centre can receive increased migrant influx

There are currently up to 2,000 people at the winter transit centre in Slavonski Brod.

Over 320,000 migrants pass through Croatia, 2,000 currently in Slavonski Brod

The transit centre in Opatovac near the border with Serbia is being dismantled.

Trains with migrants arrive in Slavonski Brod day earlier

In case of congestion on the border, the winter reception centre in Slavonski Brod will be able to receive up to 5,000 people, said Ostojic.

Migrants arriving in Slavonski Brod transit centre as of Tuesday

The first train with 1,000 refugees from the camp at Opatovac will arrive at the provisional winter transit centre for migrants at Slavonski Brod at 8 am on Tuesday

EUR 17 mn cogeneration plant inaugurated

Present at Friday's inauguration of the plant was Agriculture Minister Tihomir Jakovina.

Croatian FM, diplomats visit future refugee camp in Slavonski Brod

Pusic and the diplomats visited the Opatovac camp earlier in the day.