Europe to help Romania, Bulgaria and Italy after severe floodingStaff writer ▼ | July 9, 2015
The European Commission announced the decision to grant aid worth 66.5 million euro from the European Union Solidarity Fund to Romania, Bulgaria and Italy, following three natural disasters in 2014.
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It will particularly help restore vital infrastructure and services, reimburse the cost of emergency and rescue actions and cover some of the clean-up costs in the disaster-stricken regions.
There is a clear need for flood prevention and climate change mitigation measures; this is why many of the Programmes co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds for 2014-2020 plan for necessary investments in this area. ■