Municipality in Sarajevo organizes Humanitarian Event to collect Assistance for Albania


The Municipality of Centar in Sarajevo organizes a humanitarian action to collect assistance to the Albanian population who was hit by earthquakes.

All citizens are urged to donate, what is currently most needed to the Albanian population, priority items are food and blankets,(oil, rice, pasta, sugar, flour, cans, coffee, tea, biscuits, bottled water, milk …).

The assistance gathering action will be organized in all 18 local communities of the Center Municipality and in the Centers for Healthy Aging, from 9 to 14 December 2019, from 8 am to 4 pm.

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, donations can be submitted by 2 p.m.

The Board of Directors of Humanitarian Organization (HO) ‘’Merhamet’’ Muslim charity has decided to start an action to collect assistance for the population of the Republic of Albania who was affected by a catastrophic earthquake.

The action will run until February 29th, 2020.

‘’Merhamet’’ will implement the action of collecting assistance for the  victims of Albania in cooperation with the Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

‘’In the coming days, ‘Merhamet’ will send an emergency humanitarian aid convoy to Albanian people whose homes have been hit by a catastrophic earthquake. The Islamic Community in BiH will also provide support. Our aim is to gather as much assistance as possible to reach as many citizens as possible in the critical areas in Albania,’’ said HO ‘’Merhamet’’ Muslim charity President Kenan Vrbanjac.

Vrbanjac called on all citizens, businesses and other entities to join this action, and thus, as always, show their solidarity and readiness for the humane action.

‘’Citizens, businesses and institutions can deliver their assistance with food and other items to all Merhamet’s head and regional offices, ‘’ the HO said.

The Humanitarian telephone number 090 292 001 was opened for this action. By calling this number, citizens donate 3 BAM.

Cash assistance can be paid into a separate sub-account, intended for this action only. The sub-account was opened at the Vakuf Bank Sarajevo, nap.ba portal reports.


For payments in the country:


Vakuf Bank Account number: 1601120000002395

reference number: for payments in BAM 1601030000091106


For payments from abroad (EUR):


Intermediary Bank: UNICREDIT BANK AUSTRIA AG Vienna 1011






Beneficiary: HO MERHAMET MDD, Bistrik 2 Sarajevo

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