Damage to population in recent years as a result of natural disasters reached nearly 1 bn manats

16:03 - 22.05.2024

May 22, Fineko/abc.az. Over the past 15 years, natural phenomena have occurred in Azerbaijan, which have had devastating consequences and caused widespread damage.

ABC.AZ reports that CBA general director Ziya Aliyev said this, speaking at the conference "Sustainable financial system to catastrophic risks".

He noted that as a result of the flood of the Kura-Araz in 2009 earthquake in Zaqatala and the nearby areas in 2012, and the earthquake in Shemakha and surrounding areas in 2019 the population was faced with loss of almost 1 billion manats. All the damage was covered from the State Budget.