The Košice region has the worst unemployment in Slovakia, with 94,000 people jobless. According to the latest statistics, 42,000 people in Košice region have been unemployed for more than one year.
The region's situation is also critical in other areas. Around 154 out of 441 villages in the region do not have running water, and almost 400 are without a sewage system.
5. Nov 2001 at 0:00 | From press reports of TASR and SITA