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Nusret Seferovic (left) in a Roma camp in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina on October 23, 2008. Seferovic says he lost his left foot and damaged his eyesight when he stepped on a landmine whilst collecting scrap metal some 10 years ago, and that he has improvised an artificial foot from an old boot because he has no social insurance and thus can't get a proper prosthetic limb. .The Roma population in Bosnia-Herzegovina was heavily affected by the wars in the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990's. It is now estimated at 100,000, but there are no accurate figures, as many are not registered anywhere, either as a result of their own scepticism towards authorities, or due to difficulties in dealing with bureaucratic rules and procedures. Many Roma have no passports, no birth certificates and most importantly, no health insurance. Some aspects of their traditions, culture and lifestyle clash with accepted norms here, as happens elsewhere in Europe. As a result most Roma in the Balkans live in poverty.