News Agency of the Slovak Republic
- I went looking for News on the earthquake today .
This was all I could find on the tatra region.
> News Agency of the Slovak Republic__________________________________
> High Tatras, November 27 (TASR-SLOVAKIA)
> - Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda said on Saturday
> that he found the High Tatras in much better
> condition this weekend than during his previous
> visit last Sunday.
> Dzurinda highlighted activities of the
> citizens and institutions in removing damage that
> Slovakia's most famous mountain range suffered due
> to fierce winds a week ago.
> He said he came to the High Tatras not
> because of solving technical problems but to thank
> firefighters, lumberjacks, road workers, crisis
> management members and all who are taking part in
> removing the damage.
> Slovak PM was glad to see people
> determined to overcome problems, cope with them as
> well as to exploit new alternatives on behalf of the
> High Tatras.
> Dzurinda also met railworkers who are
> clearing the blocked railway-track in High Tatras
> nearby Stary Smokovec.
> With respect to the discussion of
> environmentalists and businessmen about broadening
> the downhill slopes, Prime Minister said the prior
> objective was to bring Tatras back to their shape.
> Dzurinda also visited the Medical Centre
> for Tuberculosis and Respiration Illnesses in Vysne
> Hagy (also in the High Tatras), which was cut from
> the outer world for more than 40 hours. In spite of
> this, the centre worked without interrupting the
> provision of medical services. The damage on the
> building was estimated to Sk13 million (�330,000).
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