EU Pledges 1 Million Euros to Morocco After Earthquake

The EU has pledged 1 million euros ($1.07 million) to Morocco to support relief efforts in areas affected by the recent earthquake, which hit several parts of the country.

European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic said that in solidarity with the Moroccan people, they are releasing 1 million euros in funding to help alleviate the most urgent needs of the most affected population. The EU remains ready to assist Morocco in any necessary way during this difficult time.

Last Friday, a 7-magnitude earthquake struck Morocco at a depth of about 8 km, killing hundreds of people and destroying buildings and properties in several villages and cities.

Source: Qatar News Agency