Tag: Despina

Czech Government requests UN help to battle deadly flooding

In its latest report on the floods, which have killed nine people so far, OCHA said that the Ministry of the Interior has requested portable dryers, floating pumps and electric submersible pumps.As of yesterday evening, the level of the Vlatva River was still rising in Prague, and on Monday, authorities in the capital ordered the evacuation of an estimated 50,000 people as the rising water approached the city after days of rainfall swelled rivers in the south, OCHA said.The Czech Prime Minister declared a state of emergency in Prague, Bohemia, Plzen and Karlovy Vary in the Zapadocesky region in the western of the country. read more

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