The damage caused by storm Alex in Breil-sur-Roya -
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It's a new envelope to repair the damage.
The Minister for Public Accounts Olivier Dussopt announced on Tuesday an upcoming aid of 20 million euros for the Alpes-Maritimes, affected by exceptional floods in October.
"We are going to adjust a certain number of programs", in particular "to open 20 million euros" as part of the "territorial cohesion" mission to "help the Alpes-Maritimes department which needs this support", a- he declared in front of the deputies just after the vote in first reading of the draft budget 2021.
And for the metropolis?
“I am surprised that the government does not talk about the Nice Côte d'Azur metropolis, even though we have estimated the total amount of damage to all of our infrastructures and our facilities at nearly one billion euros. networks, ”responded Christian Estrosi.
The floods of October 2 literally devastated parts of the Vésubie and Roya valleys in the Nice hinterland.
Colossal reconstruction of roads, bridges, water and electricity networks are needed.
The human toll rises to nine dead and nine people remain missing.
The exhumation of bodies in cemeteries swept away by the waves complicates the work of the gendarmes to identify the real victims of these bad weather.
A month later, still missing in the Alpes-Maritimes and speleologists called in for reinforcement
The bodies of a couple from Breil-sur-Roya found in Italy after the flood in the Alpes-Maritimes