Thanks to Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, 70 families in the municipality of Samac,whose homes were damaged during this year’s floods, received aid in the form of home appliances (refrigerators, stoves…), food packages, hygiene products,bedding and other household utensils.The aid was provided thanks to the Toronto Canada and Chicago offices of the Lifeline Humanitarian Organisation which are under patronage of Crown Princess Katherine. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess personally handed out aid to vulnerable families in Samac, assisted by Mrs. Betty Roumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, Mr. Sava Minic, the Mayor of Samac, Mr. Igor Vidovic, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation in the Government of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Goran Mutabdzija, the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska and Mr. Mladjan Cicovic, the director of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess delivered an ECG to the health centre in Samac, as a donation of the Foundation Crown Princess Katherine. Also, Their Royal Highnesses visited the nursery “Radost” where they gave children toys.

“The people of the Republic of Srpska need to know that my family and I can never forget the difficulties they faced by both in Serbia and in the Republic of Srpska. For us, the Drina river should not be an obstacle for all of us to work together and help each other in trouble. In the years in which we live troubles are great, but so is our love for you, and the desire to provide the maximum contribution to improving the quality of life of every individual in the Republic of Serbia and Srpska. The Government of the Republic of Srpska knows it can count on my help at any time” – said Crown Prince Alexander.

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine said that she was very happy to betoday in Samac. “We are aware that your citysuffered heavily during the May floods andwe are glad that we can help you. The aid we are bringing today was raised at charity events in Toronto and Cleveland. Our people living in the Diaspora have always been trying to help their people. In these tough times, you have to be brave, and my husband, Crown Prince Alexander and I, our friends in the Diaspora, as well as  all peopleof good will in Serbia and abroad, will continue to help those in need” – said CrownPrincess Katherine.

Since the beginning of the May floods Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine and Prince Peter have sent aid to the affected areas in the Republic of Srpska on several occasions.Last month Crown Princess Katherine visitedBrodac near Bijeljina, where she delivered humanitarian aid, that was provided by theLifeline Humanitarian Organisation office in Chicago, to the most vulnerable population.

: Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, Mrs. Betty Rumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, HE Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, HE Mr. Igor Vidovic, Minister of Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation in the Government of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Savo Minic, the mayor of Samac and Mr. Mladjen Cicovic, the director of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade, with the director and staff of the Health Center in Samac, where the Royal Couple delivered a valuable donation Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine deliver aid to the citizens of Samac, accompanied Mrs. Betty Rumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine and HE Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, Mrs. Betty Rumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, HE Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, HE Mr. Igor Vidovic, Minister of Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation in the Government of the Republic of Srpska and Mr. Savo Minic, the mayor of Samac, delivering aid to the citizens of Samac Left to right: Mrs. Betty Rumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, Mr. Mladjen Cicovic, the director of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade, Mr. Savo Minic, the mayor of Samac, HRH Crown Princess Katherine, HRH Crown Prince Alexander, HE Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, HE Mr. Igor Vidovic, Minister of Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation in the Government of the Republic of Srpska

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, Mrs. Betty Rumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, HE Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, HE Mr. Igor Vidovic, Minister of Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation in the Government of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Savo Minic, the mayor of Samac and Mr. Mladjen Cicovic, the director of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade, with the citizens of Samac, to whom the humamnitarian aid has been delivered. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine with a part of the humanitarian aid delivered to the citizens of Samac and provided by the office of Lifeline Canada humanitarian organisation, which operates under the auspices of Crown Princess Katherine Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine visiting destroyed Samac family homes Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine visiting destroyed Samac family homes

Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, accompanied by Mr Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, giving presents to the children of the preschool "Joy" in Samac Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, Mrs. Betty Rumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, HE Goran Mutabdžija, Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska, HE Mr. Igor Vidovic, Minister of Economic Affairs and Regional Cooperation in the Government of the Republic of Srpska, Mr. Savo Minic, the mayor of Samac and Mr. Mladjen Cicovic, the director of the Representative Office of the Republic of Srpska in Belgrade, with the director and staff of the Health Center in Samac, where the Royal Couple delivered a valuable donation