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President aids flood victims

SLOVAK President Ivan Gašparovič donated Sk200,000 (€5,000) to help mitigate losses caused by floods in eastern Slovakia in late July and early August, the President's Office announced on September 10.

The sum was equally divided between Prešov and Košice regions, where the floods struck 51 villages and caused damage of almost Sk50 million (€1.25 million), the state-run news agency TASR wrote.

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