Zagreb – Double crisis with corona and earthquake

Zagreb has been hit twice and is combating the impacts of COVID-19 and the strongest earthquake in 140 years at the same time. Now the city calls for solidarity and support. “The earthquake turned a quarter of our city into rubble“, says Milan Bandić, mayor of Zagreb. He calls on “friends all over Europe and … Continue reading Zagreb – Double crisis with corona and earthquake

City overviews of measures

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Zagreb – Public kitchens

Zagreb is opening several new public kitchens to help the poorest members of society to enjoy a hot meal. This is a collaboration between the City of Zagreb Office for Social Welfare and People with Disabilities and the institution Good Home, which caters for the poorest citizens. It is also occurring in cooperation with the … Continue reading Zagreb – Public kitchens

Zagreb – Free parking and more public transport

Zagreb has suspended parking charges for medical and technical staff of hospitals in the , as well as for citizens using their services, and for employees of state and local authorities of the Republic of Croatia who are engaged in combating the COVID-19 virus epidemic, alongside of hospital locations and surrounding streets. After the Civil … Continue reading Zagreb – Free parking and more public transport

Zagreb – Drive in testing

Zagreb has introduced drive in testing to speed up diagnosis and increase the number of people tested. People do not have to get out of the car in this testing, which increases the safety level of the person being tested and the microbiologist at the department. Appointment for testing will continue to be carried out … Continue reading Zagreb – Drive in testing

Zagreb – Hotlines for health

Zagreb has opened a free hotline available to citizens 24 hours a day, where all relevant coronavirus information can be obtained. The telephone numbers of the Andrija Štampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, one of the public health institutions funded by the City of Zagreb, on the danger of coronavirus infection, are also available to … Continue reading Zagreb – Hotlines for health

Zagreb – Financial relief

In Zagreb, where the coronavirus pandemic has been further exacerbated by an earthquake, the city is providing several kinds of financial relief for people and businesses. For retirees the obligation to settle utility bills under the jurisdiction of the City of Zagreb and companies owned by the City of Zagreb is extended by three months … Continue reading Zagreb – Financial relief

Zagreb – Ask librarians

Members of the Zagreb City Library can read more than 600 e-book titles on different devices, and they can access a list of free e-books. They can also get help in searching for content thanks to the Ask Librarians service. The Library also collected on their YouTube channel interesting online events like forums and workshops, … Continue reading Zagreb – Ask librarians

Zagreb – Overview of measures

The City of Zagrzeb has taken a host of actions in response to COVID-19. These include opening a free information based telephone service; exempting fees for nursery school participation; promoting e-service in the public libraries; and opening several new ‘public kitchens’ to offer hot meals to those currently struggling. Read more here