The state of natural disaster has been recognized in 126 communes of the Aude affected in the beginning of the week by the serious floods which were fourteen dead and sixty-five wounded, according to a decree published on Thursday 18 October in the official Journal.

Among the municipalities concerned are listed Trèbes, Villegailhenc, Villalier, Villardonnel, Carcassonne and Saint-Couat-d’aude, very badly affected by the weather in the night of Sunday to Monday. The order should allow the affected persons to be compensated quickly by the insurers in the framework of the system of “natural disasters” promised on Monday by the prime minister, Edouard Philippe.

“Mobilisation of the fund for relief of extreme urgency”

the records of The disaster-struck municipalities that are not covered by the order will be processed “in the shortest possible time” and ” the government has already requested the mobilisation of the fund for relief of extreme urgency to allow the victims to cope with the essential needs of the most urgent “, had announced the government’s spokesperson Benjamin Griveaux Wednesday, after the council of ministers.

The rains and floods that have struck the Aude are among the deadliest in the last ten years in France. Fourteen people died and 75 were injured, according to the latest report of the prefecture of the Aude.

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