PM announces plans to help victims of flooding

The Prime Minister David Cameron has announced today there will be new funding schemes for homeowners and businesses in floods hit areas.

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Help for homeowners affected by floods in the Midlands

A scheme has been launched by the Prime Minster as part of a comprehensive package to help homeowners and businesses in flood affected areas make their properties more resilient to flooding in the future.

The Government aims to support homeowners as part of the plan:

Help for homeowners

  • Councils will get £4million to help people whose properties are flooded, with a council tax rebate.
  • Repair and Renewal Grants will start in April and will help people improve their property’s ability to withstand future flooding.
  • Grants of up to £5,000 will be paid to flooded homeowners.

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