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Hungary Offers to Send Disaster Management Experts to Lebanon

Hungary has offered to send five experts in disaster management to Beirut, where an explosion on Tuesday killed at least 135, injured over 5,000 and laid waste to much of the city.

On a proposal by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian government decided on Wednesday to send one million euros in humanitarian aid to help victims and contribute to reconstruction efforts to follow the devastating recent explosions in Beirut, the prime minister’s press chief told a press conference. Bertalan Havasi said that the sum would be

Hungary responded to a call from the European Union’s Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) by deploying experienced experts in search and rescue, healthcare and logistics, the national disaster management authority said on Thursday.

Featured photo by MTI/AP/Haszan Ammar

Source: hungarytoday