Slovenia will also provide Turkey with material assistance to cope with the effects of earthquake
At today's correspondence meeting, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia approved a motion to provide material assistance to the Republic of Turkey in the aftermath of the earthquake through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, in accordance with the request. The total value of the material assistance is 451,400 EUR.
As part of the material assistance, Slovenia will initially provide equipment to accommodate the affected population: tents, warm air blowers and blankets. The estimated value of the first shipment, including transport, is 275,400 EUR. Further material assistance up to the total amount of the funds will be provided by the Ministry of Defence, Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief, on the basis of further requests from the Republic of Turkey, taking into account available material resources.
The spending rights to replace funds amounting to EUR 421,400 will be provided from the budget reserve, while transport funds amounting to EUR 30,000 will be provided by the Ministry of Defence, Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief.
On 6 February, Slovenia deployed a member of the EU unit for assessment and coordination to the Republic of Turkey through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. In addition, on 7 February 2023, the Republic of Slovenia provided the Republic of Turkey with rescue assistance in the form of a unit of 11 civil protection officers and seven rescue dogs.