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Parliamentary question - E-001572/2023Parliamentary question

Damage caused by exceptional weather in Emilia Romagna


Question for written answer  E-001572/2023
to the Commission
Rule 138
Alessandra Basso (ID), Marco Campomenosi (ID)

Emilia-Romagna has very recently been stricken by floods, which have affected the provinces of Bologna, Rimini, Ravenna and Forlì-Cesena, in particular.

There has been a great deal of damage, including the collapse of bridges and dwellings, caused by flooding of all of the rivers and smaller watercourses, as well as some artificial channels.

More than 5 000 people have been evacuated but evacuations in some areas are being hampered by power cuts, which are preventing the rescue services from communicating properly with the public.

In the Forlì area, at least five people have died and several are missing.

In view of this:

Submitted: 17.5.2023

Last updated: 25 May 2023
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