21 Photos Of The Worst Floods To Hit The Balkans In 120 Years

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Parts of Bosnia and Serbia have declared a state of emergency.

 

1. Parts of Bosnia and Serbia declared a state of emergency on Friday after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow, killing at least three people, forcing thousands to evacuate, and leaving thousands more without power, the BBC reported. Watch the video that makes everyone cry…

Authorities are calling the flooding the region’s worst in 120 years. As conditions worsen, emergency workers are scrambling to evacuate residents and reach those stranded without food or medicine.

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Flooded streets in Obrenovac, southwest of Belgrade, Serbia.

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Two men stand in front of their home hit by severe floods in Obrenovac.

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People paddle a boat on a flooded street in Obrenovac.

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A playground surrounded by water in Obrenovac.

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People try to defend their yard in Obrenovac.

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Two men paddle a boat down a flooded street in Obrenovac.

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A man stands in front of his house in Obrenovac.

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Cars parked on a flooded street in Obrenovac.

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Bosnian soldiers carry food and water supplies for people stranded in the Bosnian town of Maglaj, outside of Sarajevo.

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A Bosnian military member carries a boy rescued from his home in Maglaj.

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People are rescued from their flooded homes in Maglaj.

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Volunteers ride a vehicle trough a flooded street in Obrenovac.

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A man carries a child during the evacuation of a family in Obrenovac.

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A family is evacuated by boat in Obrenovac.

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Serbian emergency workers evacuate people from Obrenovac.

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A police officer struggles to walk in a suburb of Belgrade, Serbia.

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Bosnians look out over the flooding river Bosna north of Sarajevo.

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A landslide and floodwaters disturb the village of Topcic Polje, near the Bosnian town of Zenica,.

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A flooded shopping center in Rajlovac, suburb of Sarajevo, Bosnia.

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Sarajevo residents look at the rising river Miljacka on May 14.

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The town of Obrenovac, 30 kilometeres (18 miles) southwest of Belgrade.

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A man reacts near a house tilted by floods in the village of Krupanj, west from Belgrade, May 19, 2014.

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