Flooded streets in Huelva. / SUR

Junta approves 1.5 million euros of aid to 24 towns hit by floods

Municipalities in the provinces of Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Malaga and Seville will benefit from the financial package

JOSÉ LUIS PIEDRA

The Andalusian Government has approved a financial package of 1.5 million euros aimed at helping towns hit by the effects of weather fronts that brought severe flooding in parts of the in the region between 24 August and 23 September.

The economic support is intended for 24 municipalities in the provinces of Cordoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Malaga and Seville for the repair, conservation or cleaning of municipal infrastructures and installations affected - including water supplies, road repairs, damage to street furniture such as lighting, benches, fences and the like.

The amounts awarded range from 15,000 euros to more than 600,000, depending on the population and severity of the damage suffered.

The towns that will benefit are a total of ten in Jaén province (Bedmar y Garcíez, Cazorla, Chilluévar, Huesa, La Iruela, Peal del Becerro, Pozo Alcón, Santo Tomé, Siles and Torres de Albánchez); four in Cordoba (Alcaracejos, Hinojosa del Duque, Lucena and Pozoblanco); four in Granada (Montefrío, Íllora, Puebla de Don Fadrique and Ventas de Huelma); four in Huelva (Ayamonte, Cartaya, Isla Cristina and Lepe); and Antequera in Malaga province and La Roda de Andalucía in Seville.