06 September 2022
600 volunteers are expected to come to the aid of the affected villages in Karlovsko today.
The main task in the three villages is to bring the rivers back into their old beds and to create new dikes. The main roads in the area are also being cleared. This was explained in Karavelovo by the mayor of the municipality of Karlovo, Emil Kabaivanov.
“Today we have to show in the days and months ahead that we have to be united, not only on holidays, but also in difficult times. Today we expect 600 volunteers, a large amount of equipment is working. We are under peak tension, because the removal of the consequences will not is a one-time act for a day or two, we have months of hard work ahead of us,” the mayor told BNT.
Volunteers will help people clear mud from their homes. The fallen trees will also be removed, cut and distributed to the population.
“We will work hard, you can be sure – we are on 24-hour mode”, assured Emil Kabaivanov
On the website of the municipality of Karlovo, there is a published phone number, where requests and donations are accepted 24/7, and a bank account for donations has also been opened.
“The funds that are being collected – until yesterday they were BGN 50,000 and continue – will mainly be for building materials with which people can rebuild their homes and for buying the most necessary things – food, clothes, blankets,” Kabaivanov explained.
There is a need for packaged food, canned food and kitchen equipment – beds, mattresses, wardrobes, cupboards, Emil Kabaivanov also said.
“300 Bulgarian families are suffering and I want to call on our compatriots to prepare for a longer time during which we will help, because the campaign is not one day, one week or one month. In the coming months, all these families will need our help,” he said he too.