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Canada Alfons Hörmann to flood catastrophe: "New low threshold"

10:00  19 july  2021
10:00  19 july  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

Chancellor Merkel wants to comment on US travel to flood disaster

 Chancellor Merkel wants to comment on US travel to flood disaster Washington. Chancellor Merkel has shown "shaken" over the flood disaster. She wants to comment on Thursday at her US visit. © Bernd von Jutrczenka Chancellor Angela Merkel (archive photo). Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) expresses great regret over the floods in many parts of Germany and thanks the helpers. "I'm shaken on the disaster that has to suffer so many people in the flood areas," explains Merkel of a Twitteress of their government spokesman Steffen Seibert.

Sport is considerably affected by the recent storms and flood disasters in the west of Germany and in Bavaria, according to DOSB President Alfons Hörmann.

Alfons Hörmann, Präsident des Deutschen Olympischen Sportbundes. © Frank Rumpenhorst / Dosb / dpa Alfons Hörmann, President of the German Olympic Sports Association.

«Right now, where the sport in the Corona crisis is better again, that's a new effusion. A very herber setback, "said the boss of the German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB) of the German Press Agency.

"We are talking about a damage that lies over 100 million. You do not need to be a prophet if you see the pictures, "said the 60-year-old on Sunday evening in Frankfurt / Main on the edge of the departure of the German team to the Olympics to Tokyo. Going on football fields through sports halls and other plants. "At the moment you can only have courage to the person concerned."

Merkel calls the extent of the flood disaster "Surreal, Spooky"

 Merkel calls the extent of the flood disaster Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) called the extent of the flood disaster in Germany "Surreal, Spooky". After a visit to Eibelforf guilt Merkel said on Sunday in the Rhineland-Palatinate Adenau, the German language hardly know words for this devastation. "We will meet this nature violence," said Chancellor and announced federal help for the affected municipalities. © Christof Stache Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has called the extent of the flood disaster in Germany "Surreal, Spooky".

The inventory of the damage to sports facilities run parallel to the Olympic Games with the help of the state sports courts concerned. "I am convinced that politics knows how important help are also a help for sports," said Hörmann.

Bob and toboggan run on Königssee destroyed

hard hit it among others the Bob and toboggan run on the Königssee, which was destroyed by the heavy storm during the night of Sunday. Thomas Schwab, Secretary General of the Bob and Sleigh Association for Germany (BSD), had said on Sunday, the damage go to the millions. «To a railway operation this winter is not thinking. We hope that we will get the train back to October 2022, "said Schwab. For the German toboggan and BOB team, an important training site is in preparation for the Winter Olympics in February 2022 in Beijing.

The DOSB had already announced on Friday to provide immediate aid of 100,000 euros as a base assistance to support affected clubs.

Restore Electrosafety for floods .
flooding not only endangers the building fabric, but also electrosafety in your house. Measures that they are supposed to protect against an electric shock are usually override due to water damage. Therefore, first check the electrical installation before putting everything back into operation. We explain what you need to pay attention to. © Provided by the house When flooding penetrates in cellar or apartment, the risk of electric shock increases.

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