ZAGREB, Jan 2 (Hina) – The mayor of Hrvatska Kostajnica, south of Petrinja and Sisak, where the epicenter of the December 29 earthquake was, said on Friday that 30 per cent of buildings in his town had damaged chimneys as a result of the devastating earthquake.
Mayor Dalibor Bišćan told RTL that the city mostly needs construction materials to repair roofs and chimneys on earthquake-damaged buildings so residents can have heating in their homes.
Bišćan also warned of the danger of landslides in Sisak-Moslavina County, especially in the town of Hrvatska Kostajnica.
He said that 42 percent of the county was in danger of landslides, and that in Hrvatska Kostajnica the risk had risen to 60 percent.
Germany donated 90 tons of firefighting equipment to Croatia affected by the earthquake
Firefighters from the German federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will deliver 90 tons of firefighting equipment, hospital equipment, food and other supplies in the quake-hit central Croatia.
A convoy with donated equipment is expected on Saturday around noon in Sisak.