The whirlwind passed through several towns near Przykowitz and Hoddonen Thursday evening. They tore down roofs, uprooted trees, and overturned cars. Homes, churches, and other buildings were destroyed. At least 200 people were injured, 10 of them seriously. Moreover, three wounded could not be saved.
A little after midnight President Zuzana Caputova of Slovakia wrote that he “thoughts of all those affected by the devastating storm” in Moravia. She said Slovakia was sending rescue teams to help immediately.
In turn, the Austrian Foreign Ministry posted a message about the disaster on Twitter earlier this morning. “We are deeply shocked and saddened by the hurricane that hit the Czech Republic, right next to our border. We are the thoughts of the families and relatives of the victims” – he wrote. It was also emphasized that Austria “stands with Czech friends”. Media reported that some of the injured were taken to hospitals in Austria.
Meanwhile, on Friday (until this article was published), none of the higher Polish authorities spoke about the disaster in the Czech Republic or reported any assistance. As of 8 a.m. on Friday, there were no entries on this subject in the biography of Minister Zbigniew Rau or the minister who heads him. MSZ Or the Polish Embassy in Prague. Until then, he hasn’t tweeted anything leading Matthew Moravekinor the president Andre Duda (either in personal files or in their law firms). We tried to call the State Department but the phone in the press office is silent.
At ten in the morning, after this article was published, a statement appeared from the Secretary of State.
“In connection with the tragic news from the Czech Republic, I would like to express my sympathy to all the injured and their families. I assure you of Poland’s solidarity and readiness to help,” Rao wrote. Later, the industry website remiza.pl reported that Polish firefighters and equipment from the Silesian headquarters of the State Fire Service will go to the Czech Republic.
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