Earthquake damage in Zagreb estimated at €11 billion, Croatia applies for EU Solidarity Fund
The earthquake hit Zagreb and its surroundings on the 22nd of March during the lockdown. 25,000 buildings in Zagreb and Krapina-Zagorje County were destroyed due to the high magnitude disaster.
The Croatian government estimates the damages at €11 billion while the maximum fund that can be released from the EU Solidarity Fund is €600 million. Croatia expects the first installment this summer and the rest by the end of the year. The funds can be use after 18 months of approval.
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