Debrecen worked with its local TV station to arrange a live YouTube performance of the famous local rock band Tankcsapda. 24,000 people around the world from San Francisco to Sri Lanka tuned in to get the main message of the event: “Be a rockstar, stay at home.” Read more (in Hungarian) here.
Debrecen has created a financial aid fund to support those in need. Roughly €60,000 has been provided by the city’s budget. This sum was then augmented by tens of thousand euro by the mayor, companies and private individuals. Read more (in Hungarian) here. The municipality has also set up an information center to support those … Continue reading Debrecen – Financial aid and information
Debrecen is offering discounts on rent to shops and businesses for which the city is landlord. Those that were forced to temporarily close can apply for a 90% discount on their rental fee until 30 June. Those who stay open with restricted opening hours can apply for a 50% discount. Read more and watch the video … Continue reading Debrecen – Discount for shops
Debrecen is ensuring the safety of public transport by disinfecting buses, trains and trams. Each cabin will be disinfected every day for four weeks, so there will be no vehicle that may be infected at the site. Professionals will work at night, wearing appropriate protective clothing and protective equipment, and spraying an antiviral chemical that … Continue reading Debrecen – Public transport disinfection