Migrants are often among the groups most affected by natural hazards and armed conflicts. Language barriers, limited social networks and isolation are some of the factors that may limit migrants’ ability to ensure their own safety and well-being.
In the western Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk and the region, it is hard to find a person who has not heard about Nadiya* Stefurak, a Paralympic sportswoman, world medalist in biathlon, who presented Ukraine at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver.
Sarajevo – When over a million people moved en masse through Central Europe in 2015/16, the small, landlocked country of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) was never part of what became known as “the Western Balkans route”.
Your next work trip could be extended at short notice to include a different country, or perhaps you wish to add on a holiday. Have you checked the travel regulations of all the countries? Can you get a visa upon arrival?