Natural disasters

Earthquakes and small tremors are recorded throughout the year, usually without consequences. To learn more about what to do before, during and after an earthquake, see this advice from the US Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Forest fires are common in Herzegovina during summer heat waves, mostly occurring in inaccessible areas. Fires are normally kept under control, but if they get close to populated areas, road closures are possible.

Floods in 2010 and in Spring 2014 have cause widespread damage in central and Northern Bosnia. Travelling through areas recently affected by the flooding poses added risks. Follow the instructions and guidance provided by local officials and traffic police.