Slovene Press on Latest Floods in Slovenia

Maribor/Ljubljana, 6 November - PRESS/FLOODS
Apart from causing a lot of damage and distress, natural disasters might be claimed to also have a positive side, says Vecer, calling attention to the chaos in planning that has been concealled for decades. Environmentalists' warnings that not everything can be done to the environment have come to the surface when heavy rains have flooded Slovenia. Vecer praised a swift response by the government and its admission that it is completely helpless to repair the damage as the budget allocates no special funds for emergencies, according to Vecer.

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