Czech Foreign Ministry sending aid to hurricane Harvey victims

The Czech Foreign Ministry is releasing five million crowns in emergency aid to the victims of hurricane Harvey, the ministry said on its website. The money should go to buy water, food, medicines and hygiene supplies.

Czech Catholic charities are also sending aid. The Czech Bishops conference said it was sending 23,000 dollars to the Archdiocese on Galevston-Houston. There is a large community of Czech expats living in Texas.