In mid-May 2014, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia experienced the worst flood in over 120 years.
On 19 May 2014, volunteers from the non-profit crowdsource mapping group MapAction were deployed to Belgrade in response to the severe flooding in Serbia and the Balkans.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 May due to the ongoing flood events in Serbia.
The Emergency Mapping Service of the European Union's Copernicus programme was activated to provide satellite-based maps of the severe floods in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia.
An earthquake jolted central Serbia in the early hours of 3 November, killing an elderly couple in the town of Kraljevo and injuring 100 people.
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