Tag Archives: floods

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) congratulates colleagues and members recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018

SWINDON, 12-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NERC would like to congratulate colleagues and members of the environmental science community who have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year honours list 2018. This year’s recipients were honoured for their vital work across a … Read the full press release

European Solidarity Fund to help Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Romania after flood and drought disasters

Brussels, Belgium, 03-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has today announced a proposal by the European Commission to allocate more than 360 million EUR to Germany in response to the serious flooding in late spring, May and … Read the full press release

Munich Re reports floods dominated natural catastrophe statistics for H1 2013

Munich,  9-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Floods causing billions of dollars in losses dominate the natural catastrophe statistics for the first half-year 2013. Around 47% of the overall losses and 45% of the insured losses derived from inland flooding that occurred … Read the full press release

EADS made € 500,000 donation to flood victims in Germany

13-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European aerospace group EADS is donating € 500,000 to the victims of the catastrophic floods in Germany. The company is transferring the money to the German Red Cross, which will organise how it is put to … Read the full press release

Kristalina Georgieva on the floods in Central Europe

Statement by Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — At this difficult time for many people struggling to cope I want to express my appreciation for all those helping in … Read the full press release

EC ready to help in the wake of floods in Austria, Czech Republic and Germany

Brussels, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Statement by Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn: EN “We very much regret that number of people have lost their lives because of the floods in Austria, Czech Republic and Germany. I send my condolences to their friends … Read the full press release

EUSF €14.6m to help Slovenia, Croatia and Austria after floods disaster

Brussels, 1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Solidarity Fund: Commission proposes €14.6 million to support Slovenia, Croatia and Austria after floods disaster European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn has today announced an aid package from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) of over €14.6 … Read the full press release