Cyclone Amphan aftermath: European Union announces aid of €5 lakh for India


New Delhi: The European Union has announced an initial funding of 500,000 euro for India’s cyclone Amphan-affected people.

Cyclone Amphan, that left a devastating trail in the eastern coastal belt, also took several lives in West Bengal. It also wreaked havoc in Odisha damaging power and telecom infrastructure in several coastal districts.

EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic in a statement said, “The EU will address immediate needs of people affected by the cyclone, as well as protect humanitarian aid and health workers from their exposure to the epidemic.”

The EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic said that this is the initial funding by the EU to support the immediate response caused by the storm.

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