MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English –
At the beginning of October, exceptional bad weather affected many municipalities in the Alpes-Maritimes department. Villages have been devastated, lives cut short. With this displacement of the President, it is the whole Nation which is at the sides of the local population.
Re (listen to) the statement of President Emmanuel Macron from the Alpes-Maritimes:
Fully mobilized in the emergency, the state will play its full part in the reconstruction phase.
Major decisions have been taken in this direction:
Order declaring the state of natural disaster for the 55 municipalities of the department affected by the storm Alex;
Creation of an emergency fund to which the State will contribute up to 100 million euros in the coming days;
To support victims, 3 one-stop shops will be set up in Breil, Saint-Martin de Vésubie and Roquebillière. The inhabitants will be able to benefit from social, administrative and psychological support;
Release of an envelope of 50 million euros within the framework of the Barnier fund to allow reconstruction beyond what insurers reimburse.
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