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In pictures: The catastrophic flooding inundates the Balkans Add to ...

The worst floods in a century have inundated huge swaths of the Balkans, with muddy waters from the Sava River submerging houses, churches, mosques and roads in Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia. In Bosnia, hit particularly hard, officials are comparing the devastation to the carnage during the country’s 1992-95 war that killed at least 100,000 people and left millions homeless. "The only difference from the war is that less people have died," says Foreign Minister Zlatko Lagumdzija. "The country is devastated … This is something that no war in the history of this country" ever accomplished.

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