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Slovakia to provide Sk2 million in humanitarian aid to Myanmar

Slovakia will provide humanitarian aid amounting to Sk2 million (€62,000) to the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (Burma), Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš announced on May 6.

Slovakia will provide humanitarian aid amounting to Sk2 million (€62,000) to the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (Burma), Slovak Foreign Affairs Minister Ján Kubiš announced on May 6.

Slovakia will disribute the financial contribution to the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, which will reconstruct infrastructure, improve hygiene, and provide drinking water, food, and basic healthcare to the most vulnerable.

By providing humanitarian aid, Slovakia is demonstrating its solidarity with people who are suffering in the wake of the humanitarian catastrophe that hit Myanmar on May 2. According to the latest information, more than 22,000 people were killed by the cyclone, while another 41,000 are still missing. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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