The French Federation of the insurance (FFA) estimated on Friday evening at approximately 200 million euros the cost of storms Carmen and Eleanor who have just struck France, an amount susceptible to increase because of the floods of numerous streams.
" According to the first estimations, the storms Carmen and Eleanor would have caused more than 150.000 disasters for a cost considered at this stage about 200 million euros ", writes the FFA in a communiqué.
" These figures could be brought to evolve with regard to the always current flood risks. "
Meteo France maintained on Friday evening its alert in the floods in several east departments and of the Southwest and indicated the distribution of the floods of numerous streams.
The FFA again points out that " these events confirm the importance strengthening in our country the prevention policies of the natural risks. "
Bernard Spitz, president of the FFA, declares that " the insurers are completely mobilized beside the private individuals and the professionals to accompany them in the coverage of the undergone damage and proceed to the compensations as soon as possible. "
The balance sheet of the bad weather bound to the passage of the storm Eleanor these last days in France grew heavy on Friday to four deaths.