ArcelorMittal says it's donating US$700,000 to Bosnia’s flood affected communities

Author: ArcelorMittal, Published on: 13 August 2014

“ArcelorMittal donates US$700,000 to Bosnia’s flood affected communities”, 13 August 2014 

Following the catastrophic floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina in May this year, ArcelorMittal Zenica, and ArcelorMittal Prijedor have announced they will donate US$350,000 each to the flood-affected local communities, for projects to rebuild the damaged areas as well as landslide prevention. So far, both sites – Zenica is home to ArcelorMittal’s steelmaking facilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina while Prijedor hosts iron ore mining operations - have launched a string of initiatives to support the local communities affected by the floods. In Zenica, the company has donated food, drinking water, sanitation equipment, nappies, baby food, over 5,000 litres of fuel for the machinery used to clear the areas affected, drainage pipes and steel rope, as well as protective face masks, shoes, clothes, and tools. In Prijedor, apart from donating food, hygiene, drinking water, financial aid, and emergency goods packages, ArcelorMittal has helped restore the heavily damaged parts of the railway linking Prijedor and Zenica by contributing manpower, equipment and more than 10,000m³ of limestone…

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