Assistance for the affected population from the floods in the Republic of Macedonia
The intensive rain fall and the increased levels of water in the rivers in the country caused flooding of the populated area and agricultural fields in several regions in the country. The floods cause material damage which has immediate consequences on the population. The responsible institutions in the country undertook appropriate measures for alleviation of the consequences caused by the floods. Macedonian Red Cross in frames of its available capacities immediately took part in the activities alleviation of the consequences caused by the floods, in form of distribution of emergency supplies for the affected population. The assistance was comprised of food items, hygiene material, blankets, mattresses and bottled potable water.
Now Macedonian Red Cross is in process of undertaking detailed assessment of the situation in order to provide the most urgent needs for the affected population. At this moment there is immediate need for provision of potable water for the population in Strumica, Ceshinovo-Obleshevo, Shtip, as well as in other regions where the water is not healthy for consumption due to the floods in these affected regions. On basis of the current assessment there is need for potable water and hygiene material (disinfectants). The interested companies may deliver the assistance to Macedonian Red Cross warehouse located in Momin Potok, Skopje at the following address: ul. Momin Potok bb, contact telephone: 3114 – 355. Interested legal entities and individuals may give their financial contributions at the following bank account: Solidarity Fund 300000001327966 DB 4030984271620 – Komercijalna banka – or can contribute 100 denars by dialing the following telephone numbers: 075/070/077 143 400 The humanitarian action starts on 03.02.2015 and it will last until 15.02.2015. The public will be timely informed about the implementation and the results of the campaign. Macedonian Red Cross would like to express sincere gratitude to the citizens about the interest and preparedness to assist the affected population from the recent floods. Macedonian Red Cross will additionally inform you about possible need for involvement of the general population in the process of provision of concrete material assistance..