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HIA delivering donations to Slovenia flood victims

Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA) is delivering two truckloads of donations to victims of recent floods in Slovenia, the organisation said on Tuesday.
8. August 2023 11:35

Food, drinking water and hygiene products are being forwarded in close cooperation with the Slovenian Evangelical Church to the residents of Dravograd and Gornji Grad, the statement said.

Around fifty aid packages prepared on the basis of local residents’ requests will be transported by helicopter to Gornji Grad, which is difficult to access by public road, it added.

Transport difficulties are still causing disruptions in supplies to retailers and shortages can be expected at some flood-hit settlements, it said.

The HIA has already transferred 5 million forints (EUR 12,500) rapid aid to support the affected communities, and a collection is still under way (phone hotline 1353 or via website


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