The Minister of Finance allocates money from the Natural Disaster Fund

Austrian minister Rupprechter: Support after frost and snow damage

After the enormous snow and frost damage the affected farms will get help. “We will not let the farmers down,” states the Federal Minister of Agriculture Andrä Rupprechter.

In a conversation with Rupprechter, the Minister of Finance Hans Jörg Schelling has promised to transfer funds from the Natural Disaster Fund. Rupprechter: “The extreme weather of the last few days has led to damages threatening the very existence of farmers in certain regions. And fast support is necessary. Therefore the Federal Ministry of Finance will cover the incurred losses with the Natural Disaster Fund in coordination with the affected states.”


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