Poland: Storms in Podkarpacie destroyed crops, the voivode launched procedures for the payment of aid

Published Jun 24, 2024

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The Podkarpackie voivode has initiated procedures to provide financial aid to those affected by storms and hailstorms in the region, which resulted in nearly 500 atmospheric events and significant damage, including to over 70 roofs and numerous trees and crops. The storms also resulted in two injuries and the capsizing of three boats. In response, the voivode issued 60 tarpaulins and other provisions to affected areas, and is working with local governments and offices to assess the damage and provide assistance. The region has seen over 2.7 thousand people participating in disaster relief efforts.
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The Podkarpackie voivode has launched procedures that will enable the payment of financial aid to those affected by the storms that hit part of the region on Saturday, as well as for losses in agricultural crops, the voivode's spokesman Bartosz Gubernat announced on Sunday. As the Governorate recalled, as a result of Saturday's storms and hailstorms, a total of almost 500 atmospheric events were recorded in the region. The largest number was in the following poviats: Rzeszów - 123, Jarosław - 106, Przemyśl - 113, Przeworsk - 36 and Brzozowski - 33. The spokesman said, according to the Provincial Crisis Management Center, that 74 roof damages have been verified so far, including 49 in the Rzeszów poviat. “They include 42 residential buildings and 7 farm buildings. The residents of the Dynów commune suffered the most, mainly the towns of Harta and Ulanica," the Governorate recalled. He added that buildings, especially roofs and facades, were also damaged in the following counties: ...
Source: AgroPolska
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