Decision (EU) 2020/1076 on the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Portugal, Spain, Italy and Austria

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Series Details L 253, Pages 1-2
Publication Date 04/08/2020
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Decision (EU) 2020/1076 - adopted by the co-legislators on 18 June 2020 - covering the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) to provide assistance to Portugal, Spain, Italy and Austria further to natural disasters that took place in these countries in the course of 2019.

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The aid was proposed to be distributed as followed:

  • €211.7 million for Italy following the extreme weather events across the country in autumn 2019;
  • €56.7 million for Spain after the floods of September 2019 that hit the regions of Valencia, Murcia, Castilla-La Mancha and Andalucía;
  • €8.2 million for Portugal following Hurricane Lorenzo that passed through the Azores in October 2019;
  • €2.3 million for Austria following the severe flooding that affected the regions of Carinthia and Eastern Tyrol in November 2019.

This mobilisation is accompanied by Draft Amending Budget (DAB) No 4/2020. The proposal was put forward by the European Commission on 30 April 2020.

Source Link http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2020/1076/oj
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Council of the European Union: Press Release, 13/05/2020: Disaster relief aid of €279 million for Portugal, Spain, Italy and Austria - Council endorsement https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/05/13/disaster-relief-aid-of-279-million-for-portugal-spain-italy-and-austria-council-endorsement/
EUR-Lex: COM(2020)200: Proposal for a Decision on the mobilisation of the European Union Solidarity Fund to provide assistance to Portugal, Spain, Italy and Austria https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=COM:2020:200:FIN

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