The government has declared a state of emergency in the Marche due to bad weather

The government has declared a state of emergency in the Marche due to bad weather
The government has declared a state of emergency in the Marche due to bad weather
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News on bad weather in the Marche

“We have approved the state of emergency in the Marche and the allocation of 5 million euros is foreseen to guarantee the first interventions”: Mario Draghi confirmed this at a press conference.

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News on bad weather in the Marche

The government has declared a state of emergency in the Marche region due to bad weather, after the water bomb that killed at least 10 people last night. “We have approved the state of emergency in the Marche and the allocation of 5 million euros is foreseen to guarantee the first interventions“, said the Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, in the press conference organized to present the Aid ter decree. At the end of the point with the journalists Draghi will go in person to the Marche region, to Ostra in the province of Ancona, to visit the affected territories , but also preside over operational meetings with local authorities. “I want to express my condolences for the victims of the Marche flood and I express the closeness of the government to the families of the victims and all injured: at the moment we count 10 dead and four missing, but they are data in the course of evolution“, he said.

Then add: “I talked to Acquaroli, the government will do whatever is necessary. I thank the Civil Protection and the local authorities and the mayors of the affected areas who are the protagonists in the first person of the presence of the State. I also thank all the rescuers“. It’s still: “What happened today shows how the fight against climate change is fundamental“.

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Draghi had already phoned the governor of the Region in the morning, Francesco Acquaroli. That he had made it known: “I have just received calls from the head of state, Sergio Mattarella and the prime minister Mario Draghi“. Then continue:”President Mattarella expressed solidarity with our community and gratitude to all those who are tirelessly working for relief. Draghi expressed his closeness reassuring me on the support for every necessary need. The pain for what happened is deep but the Marche community is strong and will know how to react. My thoughts go to the missing persons and their families, to whom I express condolences and closeness“.

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The head of Civil Protection, Fabrizio Curciowho coordinates the interventions of the rescuers in progress in these hours, for his part said: “There were moments of terror, with truly extraordinary quantities of water. It rained in a few hours a third of what it normally rains in these areas in a year and in some areas it rained twice as much as it rains in summer. It was a quantity of water that suddenly spilled over the territories, causing havoc and death“.


The article is in Italian

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