The operational team will gather information on the needs of Turkey and Syria in goods, will determine the types, quantities and priority of its dispatch, ways of transport, and will also coordinate sending financial assistance collected from physical and legal persons through special phone numbers opened for this purpose.
To date, €1.03 million in medicines and medical equipment have been set aside for Syria, and €1.01 million for Turkey.
When it comes to goods, a donation worth €830.5 thousand has been earmarked for Turkey, whereas goods worth €878,000 are intended for Syria.
The first consignments of medical equipment, medicines and goods have already been sent to the endangered areas.
In addition to aid in goods, medicines and medical equipment, for these two countries hit by a devastating earthquake on 6 February this year, a €1 million each has been set aside to contribute to the clean-up of the humanitarian catastrophe that ensued.
The government also adopted the Conclusion on facilitation of transit through the customs territory of Serbia, for the purpose of delivering humanitarian aid to these states, so that it could reach citizens living in the areas affected by the earthquake as soon as possible.
The government adopted the Conclusion on consent that the Ministry of Culture, as the organ conducting supervision of the legality of work of the Serbian Film Centre in the performance of entrusted affairs, takes over the execution of tasks related to conducting a competition and making the decision on the selection of projects, for a maximum of 120 days.