EP’s budget committee approves 34M euro in EU aid to Bulgaria, Greece, Poland, Lithuania

Written by on August 30, 2018 in Bulgaria - Comments Off on EP’s budget committee approves 34M euro in EU aid to Bulgaria, Greece, Poland, Lithuania

EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) aid worth 34 million euro, to support reconstruction in Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria following natural disasters in 2017, was approved by the European Parliament’s budget committee on August 29.

The aid, which still needs to be confirmed by plenary and Council, includes 16 918 941 euro for reconstruction in Lithuania, following continuous rainfall and floods which damaged drainage systems, dams and roads as well as agricultural lands throughout the summer and autumn of 2017.

Storms and floods also hit the region of Bourgas, in south-eastern Bulgaria, which will receive 2 258 225 euro in EUSF aid.

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