Report about Roma refugees

in Stenkovec 2 camp

Kumanovo , 30.09.1999
Roma refugees from Blace and then refugees in Stenkovec 2, FYR Macedonia

Child in the camp


Roma Community Center DROM from Kumanovo on 28 of September at 2 pm has delivered an envoy of humanitarian aid (food, clothes, hygienic staff's etc.). In the same time UNHCR (Kosovo) was informed about this giving hand to the Roma from Kosovo.

To this step actively participated and Mr. Paul Polanski (American citizen) who with his open heart took one part of the humanitarian aid of DROM to forward to the Roma in Plementina (Kosovo).


New refugee in Stenkovec 2 Welcome to the guest
View to Stenkovec 2, sector A Life on Stenkovec 2
While DROM delivered the humanitarian aid in Blace, the Macedonian goverment discussing and after gave a green light for the Roma who were in Blace for their entry in Macedonia. After the official approval of the Macedonian government on 28 of September the Roma (refugee) who were in Blace in the last 7 days the Roma were transferred in Stenkovec 2 (refugee camp). The transfer of the Roma started at 9 pm until 1 o'clock early at morning and was organized of the Macedonian Ministry for Social affairs.
And about this action of the Macedonian government, DROM had their representatives to observe the situation from the border to the camp.


Roma students in Stenkovec 2 RCC DROM are: Ahmet Jasharovski, Ramis Osmanovski, Samir Demirovski, Martin Demirovski and Ashmet Elezovski


At 29 of September DROM again is going to visit the Roma in Stenkovec 2 who now have the status of refugee in Macedonia. During the visit of the Roma in Stenkovec 2, DROM had feelings to see of full heart, happiness but on the other hand sadness in the faces of the refugee.
Happy because they are in Macedonia and sad because they are far of their home and families.
In Stenkovec 2 there are 2900 Roma refugee from Kosovo, the living conditions are very bad, winter is coming, officially there is no proposal for their future. But all of the needs of the refugee are still the same. To all of the activities of RCC DROM-Kumanovo about the Roma in the last few days participated: CARITAS- Essen, Mr. Paul Polanski, OSCE mission in Skopje, Macedonia, RC of Skopje, the mayor of Shuto Orizari and other donators of the world.


Rom in Blace Humanitarian Aid in Blace


Our message to the world in this moment is
STOP THE RACISM


RCC DROM and the leaders of the camp


Our message to the world in this moment is
STOP THE GENOCIDE AGAINTS ROMA PEOPLE


Roma in a tent


DON'T LET HISTORY REPEAT AGAIN

 

ROMA NATIONAL CONGRESS

Stopanska Banka a.d.-Skopje
SFIFT-STOB MK 2X
40100-623-79
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Elezovski Asmet
Ljube Gacev 6
91300
Kumanovo
Macedonia

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