The head of the Guard and Protection Center of Vukovar-Srijem County, Zdravko Kelić, confirmed on Wednesday that three refugee buses went to Ježevo, Sisak and Kutina.
"Refugee reception teams are doing good work for now and can accept and handle the same number of refugees as they can in the MUP," Kelić added, adding that it does not exclude the possibility of opening new reception centers along the border with Serbia if refugees go for example according to Bajkov or Ilok.
Croatian Red Cross spokeswoman Catherine Zoric said in a statement to reporters that HCK and volunteers in Tovarnik from early morning hours and had so far dispensed with more than 1000 liters of water, 300 kilograms of canned food and a number of hygienic hygiene packages such as damp wipes, diapers and the like.
Among the refugees of very young children
"Our first aid teams provide first aid to tired and exhausted refugees, and this is also done by the Emergency Services," said Zoric, adding that the action is coordinated and runs in the best possible way. She confirmed that there are many small children among refugees.
According to unofficial information refugees accepted in Tovarnik come from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and some other Middle East countries.
After the Hungarian decision to close the border to Serbia, Serbian authorities have decided to divert buses with refugees to Croatia.
Refugees come in a way that Serbian bus busses disembark at about two kilometers to the state border of the Republic of Croatia at Tovarnik, where they get instructions to cross the road through cornfields towards Croatia. On the Croatian side Croatian border police observed refugees and took them to Tovarnik. The first refugees Croatian police saw on the Croatian side of the border this morning somewhere behind the 6 hours.
The main registration center in Ježeva
The MUP has previously reported that "in accordance with established standard operational procedures, based on international and EU law and national legislation, at the relevant police station or police department", the procedure of the first security measures and the acceptance of the first part of medical assistance is carried out.
Following these measures, migrants will be translated into the main registration center organized at the Ježevo Reception Center, the most vulnerable group - unmarried children, the family with children, and the pregnant, and then the other migrants.
"During the registration they will be provided with further medical assistance, as well as other assistance, and after having been interviewed with migrants, potentially expressed intentions for seeking international protection, health status, etc., migrants will be transported to the accommodation facilities envisaged for this purpose. Asylum seekers will be accommodated in appropriate reception centers for asylum seekers and others in existing facilities, where they will be provided with further care, "the MIA said.