Total damages in state forests of the Republic of Serbia in 2021, expressed in timber volume, amounted to 197 774 m3, out of which, about 19 000 m3 were damages caused by man. Natural inclemencies (wind, rain, hail, snow) caused damages of approximately 120 000 m3 of the timber volume, which was about 61% of the total damages in state forests. During 2021, 34 cases of fire in state forests were recorded and damaged timber volume was 3 360 m3. Damaged timber volume in private forests amounted to 6 739 m3. In 2021, in state forests, plant diseases caused damages of approximately 45 000m3.