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Floods: The Region stands by the victims

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In the face of the floods affecting Pas-de-Calais, Nord, and also Somme, the damages are considerable in many municipalities. Today, the situation remains worrying for many residents. The Hauts-de-France Region has therefore decided to assist the municipalities, residents, farmers, and businesses.

The recent severe weather in several departments of Hauts-de-France, including Pas-de-Calais, Nord, and Somme, has left indelible marks. Historic floods have hit several watercourses, causing considerable damage to individuals, businesses, and municipalities.

“In the wake of the significant floods that our territory has experienced, the Hauts-de-France Region remains mobilized to provide assistance to the residents, businesses, farmers, and municipalities of our territory. These exceptional measures should enable a rapid and concrete response to those in need in order to quickly initiate reconstruction,” announced Xavier Bertrand during the plenary session on Thursday, November 23.

In this difficult context, the Region is taking exceptional aid measures to support affected residents, businesses, farmers, and municipalities.

For residents

In collaboration with the departments, the Region contributes to an exceptional relief fund, amounting to three million euros, to cover the insurance deductible. It compensates affected households up to €380 per household, without conditions of resources or social assessment. This aid is reserved for individuals residing in municipalities recognized as being in a state of natural disaster for the floods of November 2023. It is applicable until June 30, 2024.

The request for deductible assistance is now operational and directly accessible via the website of the Pas-de-Calais Department: link

A hotline has also been set up by the Pas-de-Calais Department: 03 21 21 62 00

The Hauts-de-France Region will similarly support any initiatives put in place by the Nord and Somme Departments.

Additionally, regional offices are available to answer questions from the affected residents.

For municipalities

By extending its Flood and Storm Intervention Fund (FIIT) for the year 2024, the Region provides financial support to affected municipalities, covering the costs of preliminary studies and works, borne by the municipalities or intermunicipal public cooperation establishments (EPCIs), in addition to aid from the State, departments, and insurance. It finances up to a maximum of 30% of this cost, within a ceiling of €50,000 per municipality or EPCI, and subject to a 20% contribution from project owners based on the amount excluding tax of the operation.

You can now contact the nearest regional office to be assisted in the submission and monitoring of your file. The concerned offices are:

Montreuil

Following the floods, the office is closed to the public, but advisors remain reachable by email and phone.

Marck-en-Calaisis

Hazebrouck

Arras

Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise

For businesses

Businesses have also been severely affected by these floods. The Region, in partnership with the Hauts-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the services of the State, has set up a one-stop-shop for affected businesses.

Affected businesses can either contact the one-stop-shop at 03 20 63 79 00 (from 9 am to 5 pm) or by email: entreprises@hautsdefrance.fr

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