Government allocates 65 million lei for flood prevention works in six counties
The Government allocates about 65 million lei (approximately 15.294 million euros) for hydrotechnical works meant to remove the effects of the floods in the Counties of Dambovita (southern Romania), Iasi (eastern Romania), Suceava (northern Romania), Harghita (central Romania), Tulcea (eastern Romania), Covasna (central Romania), according to a Government resolution that was published in the Official Gazette on Friday.
The largest sum, almost 15 million lei, will go to the Dambovita County Council for the recovery of the roads connecting the villages of Pucheni and Malu cu Flori.
More than 10 million lei was allocated for arranging the bed of the Siret, at Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Iasi County. The investment will be made through the agency of Apele Romane.
Five million lei was also allocated for building dams and defence against floods at Ceatalchioi, Tulcea County. The money comes from the fund for the environment and is allocated over 2010-2011.