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Greek mission delivers humanitarian aid to earthquake-stricken Croatia

A Greek aid mission sent to Croatia in response to the country's devastating earthquake arrived on Wednesday, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

The aid package includes tents, sleeping bags, blankets, sheets, heaters and other essential items for the people left homeless by the quake.

Croatia still shakes: Several more aftershocks, EU promised to send aid to the region

"Tonight, on December 31, 2020, at 4 hours and 43 minutes, seismologists from the Seismological Service recorded a moderate earthquake with the epicenter near Petrinja. The magnitude of the earthquake was 3.7 on the Richter scale, and the intensity at the epicenter was V on the EMS scale."

Persons helping Croatia post-quake not subjected to Covid-19 protocols

Ljubljana – Slovenian residents travelling to Croatia to help in the disaster relief efforts in Croatia following Tuesday’s devastating earthquake in the Petrinja area and staying there up to 48 hours will be allowed to re-enter Slovenia without quarantining or producing a negative test for the novel coronavirus.

Krško nuclear power station shut down as a precaution after quake

Krško – The Krško Nuclear Power Station (NEK) was shut down as a precaution on Tuesday after a powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit near the town of Petrinja, Croatia, shortly after midday. Such a shutdown is standard procedure in the event of a strong earthquake, NEK told the STA. NEK is located some 80 kilometres north-west of Petrinja.

Slovenia sending aid to Croatia after earthquake

Ljubljana – Prime Minister Janez Janša spoke with his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenković on Tuesday to offer Slovenia’s assistance in the relief efforts following a devastating earthquake near Petrinja, south-east of the capital of Zagreb. Solidarity and readiness to help was also expressed by President Borut Pahor.

Turkish president condoles with quake-hit Croatia

The Turkish president on Dec. 29 extended his condolences to his Croatian counterpart over a magnitude 6.3 earthquake.

According to a statement from the Turkish Directorate of Communications, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with Zoran Milanovic.

Erdoğan stated that Turkey is ready to provide search and rescue teams and all the help that may be needed.

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