(ANSA) - ROME, JUL 26 - "Sardinia is devoured by large fires: over 20,000 hectares have gone up in flames causing damage to homes, businesses and livestock, 1,500 people are displaced. With a question I asked the European Commission to activate the funds RescEU, ie airplanes, helicopters, pumping units and field hospitals to fight forest fires and to adopt extraordinary tools to support the local economy, companies and families in the face of the emergency ". So on Facebook the President of Forza Italia, Silvio Berlusconi.
"I also asked for the rapid activation of the European Union Solidarity Fund, upon request of the Italian government, which gives financial support to member states in the event of major natural disasters", he concludes. (HANDLE).