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Commission announces aid for France and Portugal following February's natural disasters

(30/09/2010)

Commission announces aid for France and Portugal following February's natural disasters

Six months ago, storm Xynthia on France’s Atlantic coast and floods on the island of Madeira caused major damage and claimed the lives of many people. Following requests from authorities in the two countries, the Commission is today approving use of the European Union’s Solidarity Fund.

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Press Release :

Commission proposes € 31.2 million aid for Portugal following severe floods in Madeira
The Commission proposes assistance of 35.6 million euros for France to tackle the legacy of Storm Xynthia

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