During the first hours of Irma and Maria, the devastating hurricanes that hit the Caribbean last September, the European Union expressed its solidarity by mobilising its emergency response instruments and offering to provide European funds to help rebuild in the long term. Today, the Commission has...
Solidarité avec le Portugal: la Commissaire Crețu visite le centre du pays touché par les feux de forêt30/11/201709/11/201709/10/201727/07/2017
As of today, Member States affected by a natural disaster will be able to activate a special EU financial mechanism and fund reconstruction operations with an exceptional EU co-financing rate of 95% under a Cohesion policy programme, instead of the programme's normal co-financing rate. Commissioner...27/06/2017
Solidarity with Italy: €1.2 billion of EU funds to support reconstruction works after the earthquakes21/06/201708/03/2017
In May and June 2016, the region of Niederbayern (Lower Bavaria) in Germany was affected by heavy spells of rainfall triggering rivers to burst their banks and flooding in several villages. The disaster caused damage to public infrastructure and buildings, private homes, businesses and farmland. On...