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Azerbaijan: Flood damage partially alleviated

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$60 million is required for the most damaged regions but it has become clear that damages exceed this sum.

Of the 10 billion manat slated within the public budget to alleviate the results of the most recent floods in the regions, 5 billion manat has been distributed among the population, said Abid Sharifov, Vice-Premier.

He said $60 million is required for the most damaged regions but it has become clear that damages exceed this sum. Therefore, the Government of Azerbaijan appealed to some countries and international organizations for assistance - Norway, Saudi Arabia, USA, Japan and Kuwait Foundation, International Red Cross Organization and etc. The latter agreed to provide $25 million.

Some information for this report provided by Olaylar

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