Success Stories: The Use of the EU Solidarity Fund

15-10-2014

This in-depth analysis looks at the results obtained from EU budget resources dedicated to the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF), and the role of the European Parliament in making such resources available. So far, in 56 cases, 23 member states have benefited from EUSF grants amounting to EUR 3,7 billion. The Solidarity Fund provides assistance to member states or accession countries whose regions are affected by major natural disasters e.g. floods, fires, storms, drought, earthquakes, etc., with serious effects on the living conditions of the citizens of the affected regions.

This in-depth analysis looks at the results obtained from EU budget resources dedicated to the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF), and the role of the European Parliament in making such resources available. So far, in 56 cases, 23 member states have benefited from EUSF grants amounting to EUR 3,7 billion. The Solidarity Fund provides assistance to member states or accession countries whose regions are affected by major natural disasters e.g. floods, fires, storms, drought, earthquakes, etc., with serious effects on the living conditions of the citizens of the affected regions.