Human Rights Measure

Human Rights
Human Rights

Extraordinary Distribution of the Amount of € 2,255,000.00, from the Central Independent Resources for the Year 2020 in Municipalities of Chora, to Cover Needs to Avoid the Spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 in Roma and other Settlements (ΘΕΜΑ: Έκτακτη κατανομή ποσού 2.255.000,00 €, από τους Κεντρικούς Αυτοτελείς Πόρους έτους 2020 σε Δήμους της Χώρας, προς κάλυψη αναγκών για την αποφυγή της διάδοσης του κορονοϊού COVID-19 σε οικισμούς και καταυλισμούς Ρομά)

Date Enacted: March 2020
Country: Greece

The Ministry of Interior’s fund (“Central Independent Resources of Municipalities”) containing € 2,255,000.00 will be distributed to municipalities “for supplies of material as well as other services related to addressing the urgent and unforeseen need for prevention and dissemination measures of coronavirus COVID-19 in Roma settlements and settlements.” Using this funding, “the Municipalities can finance actions” including “informing the Roma population of the effects of the coronavirus by any appropriate means,” “supply of drinking bottled water to camps where required,” and “any other precautionary measures taken by the local authority concerned to safeguard public health within and around the camp.” These “amounts will be reimbursed to the beneficiary Municipalities.”