Croatia, Hungary and Greece sent the first aids after September 21 earthquake in Albania

 The first EU aid has arrived in Albania for the families affected by the September 21 earthquake. Following the activation of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, in these two days, Albanian state has received aid from several European countries, such as Croatia, Hungary, while others are expected to arrive at the Regional Directorate of State Reserves in Lundra.

A Greek military aircraft brought the Greek government's contribution to Albania this Sunday. The EU Civil Emergency Team leader Peter Glerum was also present at the reception.

We remind that the first country to send aid to Albania after the earthquake was Kuwait.

“We are here as a civil defense team to help Albania. We have so far received assistance from 3 countries and expect other countries as well,” said the EU representative.

For his part, Secretary-General of Greek Civil Defense Nikolaos Hardalias said that we are here to deliver a message of solidarity and support for the Albanian people.

The Director-General of State Reserves, Paulin Luli thanked on behalf of the Ministry of Defense the senior civil defense representatives for this solidarity.

"We hope that not only to return back this help given in such cases, but also be side by side to help each other in difficult times," said the Director of State Reserves.

A specialized team of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has arrived in Tirana, assisting the Albanian emergency teams in assessing the damage on the ground and providing their assistance. The presentation was also made the day before by the Minister of Defense, Olta Xhaçka, in the presence of the Ambassador of the EU Delegation to our country, Luigi Soreca.
Croatia, Hungary and Greece sent the first aids after September 21 earthquake in Albania Croatia, Hungary and Greece sent the first aids after September 21 earthquake in Albania Sunday, September 29, 2019 Rating: 5
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