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Vrbas

 

a river in Yugoslavia, right tributary of the Sava River (Danube Basin). Length, 240 km. Basin area, 5,400 sq km. Its source and a considerable part of the river is in the Dinaric Uplands. The water is especially high in spring and fall. The average discharge in the lower course is 70 cu m per sec. There are small hydroelectric power plants in the Vrbas valley. The cities of Jajce and Banja Luka are on the Vrbas River; there are therapeutic sulfur springs near Banja Luka.

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Vrbas River basin is characterized by a large rural population comprised of the poorest and most vulnerable communities in BiH, including war returnees and displaced people, with high exposure to flooding and its devastating impacts.
In the north of the country, authorities declared a state of emergency because of rising water level of the Vrbas river that runs through Banja Luka, one of Bosnia's biggest cities.
Backa region had a number of Jewish cemeteries: in Ada (1800), Bajmok (1830), Backo Petrovo Selo (1800), Backa Topola (1835), Backi Petrovac (1875), Kula (1840), Mol (1840), Novi Sad (three cemeteries, of which two, dating from 1717 and 1748 were totally destroyed and the one still standing is from 1800), Novi Vrbas (1901), Senta (1852), Stara Kanjiza (1800), Becej (1848), Sombor (1805), Subotica (1795), Temerin (1800).
THE Indian junior and youth women boxers have had a rousing start to the year as they returned with a rich medal haul even though their senior counterparts failed to win a gold at the third Nations Cup in Vrbas, Novi Sad, Serbia.
The work on the stone house, which will be transformed after the reconstruction to the Museum of Banja Luka and work on the reconstruction of the south wall, facing the river Vrbas, is ongoing.
An RFID-based dairy cow monitoring system has been implemented on a dairy farm with three hundred and five of all categories Holstein-Frisian breed in the municipality Vrbas in the Republic of Serbia, in February 2009, and it has been used until May 2009 for the purpose of this experiment.
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Heavy rain flooded thousands of Bosnian homes yesterday and brought traffic to a standstill in towns and villages Communities along the rivers of Vrbas and Lasva, north-west of Sarajevo, declared a state of emergency as water rose kneehigh and cut off several villages.
Bosnia: HEAVY rain flooded thousands of homes and brought traffic to a standstill in communities along the rivers of Vrbas and Lasva, north-west of Sarajevo.
For example, according to Bojadzic, in the valley of the Vrbas River in central Bosnia, 2,900 hectares of hardwood have been totally clearcut without any replanting.
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Tenders are invited for Supply and Delivery of Hydro Meteorological Equipment for the Vrbas River Basin.