State of Emergency Declared as Death Toll in European Cold Snap Rises to 61
  BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Officials suspended shipping along Europe's second-longest waterway on Tuesday as a polar spell gripped a large swathe of the continent, causing hardship especially among migrants, the homeless and the elderly. The deep freeze has caused at least 61 deaths since it began last week, a third of those in Poland. Romanian police halted shipping at midday for an undetermined period along a 900-kilometer (565-mile) stretch of the Danube River, which crosses Romania. Croatian and Serbian authorities also stopped river traffic on the Danube. In Serbia, shipping was banned on the River Sava becaus...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: ALISON MUTLER, Associated Press Tags: News Major Incidents Source Type: news

Thousands Trapped in Freezing Temperatures in Greece and Serbia
Field newsThousands Trapped in Freezing Temperatures in Greece and SerbiaJanuary 09, 2017Thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in freezing conditions in Greece and Serbia without adequate shelter, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling again on the authorities to improve conditions for people suffering in below-freezing temperatures. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 9, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Serbia: Humanitarian Assistance Restricted Amid Freezing Temperatures
SlideshowSerbia: Humanitarian Assistance Restricted Amid Freezing TemperaturesJanuary 09, 2017More than 7,500 migrants and refugees are currently stranded in Serbia, living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements. The country has agreed with the EU to host up to 6,000 people, of whom only 3,140 live in facilities adapted to winter. In Belgrade, around 2,000 young people, mainly from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Syria, currently sleep in abandoned buildings in the city center, while temperatures plummet to as low as -20 °C or -4°F. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 9, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

Iraq widens poultry import ban to Serbia, Finland and Britain
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq widened a ban on live and frozen poultry imports to include Serbia, Finland and Britain on Monday due to concerns over the spread of bird flu, the government said in a statement. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Serbia confirms first case of H5N8 bird flu
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia reported its first case of bird flu on Tuesday, saying that six swans found dead in northern Serbia were infected with the H5N8 bird flu strain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Analysts See Russian Disaster Training Center as Spy Base
NIS, Serbia (AP) — In the command room there are large surveillance screens, in the warehouse rescue equipment; an unfinished gray concrete building serves as a training site. Is this a Russian-run disaster relief center in Serbia as Moscow claims, or is it an outpost for Kremlin spies in the heart of the Balkans? Some Western NGOs and military analysts say the Russians have created a thinly disguised military base that is eavesdropping on American military interests in the Balkans. While Serbia is still close to Russia, its neighbors are increasingly distrustful of Moscow's intentions and presence, especially ex-Soviet ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 6, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: DUSAN STOJANOVIC, Associated Press Tags: News Major Incidents Source Type: news

Mysterious magic spells unearthed by archaeologists in Serbia
Inscriptions etched on tiny rolls of gold and silver found alongside skeletons of people buried almost 2,000 years agoArchaeologists inSerbia are trying to decipher magic spells etched on to tiny rolls of gold and silver that have been found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago.“The alphabet is Greek, that much we know. The language isAramaic– it’s a Middle Eastern mystery to us,” said Miomir Korać, the chief archaeologist at the site.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 9, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Reuters in Kostolac Tags: Archaeology Serbia Europe World news Culture Science Source Type: news

Physicians' attitudes and preparedness to deal with intimate partner violence against women in Serbia - Djikanovic B, Wong SLF, Simic S, Marinkovic J, Weel CV, Lagro-Janssen A.
This study aimed to measure attitudes and perceived preparedness of physicians in Serbia to deal with intimate partner violence against women and to test and culturally validate scales that were used for these measurements. A self-administered questionnair... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pedestrian behaviours: validation of the Serbian version of the pedestrian behaviour scale - Anti ć B, Pešić D, Milutinović N, Maslać M.
Statistics show that each year a great number of pedestrians in Serbia are killed in traffic accidents. The purpose of this paper is to determine the frequency of some risky behaviours of pedestrians in traffic in Serbia. The current version of Pedestrian ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Gender and age differences in the travel behavior - a Novi Sad case study - Basari ć V, Vujičić A, Simić JM, Bogdanović V, Saulić N.
This work presents the results obtained by analyzing behavior patterns of transport users in Novi Sad (Republic of Serbia) with respect to their gender and age. Novi Sad is the second largest city in the Republic of Serbia, and is recognized as a regional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Gender and age differences in the travel behavior - a Novi Sad case study - Basarić V, Vujičić A, Simić JM, Bogdanović V, Saulić N.
This work presents the results obtained by analyzing behavior patterns of transport users in Novi Sad (Republic of Serbia) with respect to their gender and age. Novi Sad is the second largest city in the Republic of Serbia, and is recognized as a regional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Pedestrian behaviours: validation of the Serbian version of the pedestrian behaviour scale - Antić B, Pešić D, Milutinović N, Maslać M.
Statistics show that each year a great number of pedestrians in Serbia are killed in traffic accidents. The purpose of this paper is to determine the frequency of some risky behaviours of pedestrians in traffic in Serbia. The current version of Pedestrian ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news