Monaco continues to give
After having set up an emergency fund to come to the aid of the affected populations, Prince Albert II wrote to French President Emmanuel Macron to offer him his solidarity. The prince also wrote to the mayor of Ventimiglia, an Italian town near the French border. “Our hearts go out to the bereaved families, to the rescuers whose dedication is admirable, to the soldiers mobilized and to all those who have been cruelly affected by this storm,” he wrote to the French president.
In Monaco, initiatives to help affected populations are flourishing. The Monegasque Red Cross, mobilized since the arrival of the storm on October 2, launched an appeal for donations. The diocese of Monaco has also joined the solidarity movement, opening several collection points in churches in Monaco. They currently prioritize non-perishable foods.