Thursday, 06 September 2007

Hurricane Dean: EC finalises €3 million aid package

The Commission is preparing to allocate €3 million of emergency aid to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Dean in the Caribbean. As a result of the decision, aid can be provided to some 50 000 people affected by the hurricane in Belize, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Dominica and Haiti. The funds will be managed by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), under the responsibility of Commissioner Louis Michel.
Source: European Commission