Heavy rainfall in mid-July caused massive flooding and destruction in North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Bavaria. The devastation is evidence of one of the worst flood disasters to hit Germany so far. Within one night, livelihoods have been destroyed and material assets worth millions have been wiped out.
What is the next step for the affected companies, communities and institutions? Where can those affected apply for emergency aid, which insurance companies will cover them, what tax measures does the government have in place, and what are the rules on continued payment of wages in the event of business interruption? We have compiled the essential answers from various areas of law here for you. At the bottom of the page you will also find a list of helpful links.
In addition, we have compiled helpful tips on rush awards in our procurement law podcast "Schon vergeben? (Already Awarded) in an extra episode for you. Click here to listen to the podcast:
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- Bayern: Informationen zur Soforthilfe
- Nordrhein-Westfalen: Informationen zur Soforthilfe
- Nordrhein-Westfalen: Steuerliche Hilfen (Katastrophenerlass)
- Rheinland-Pfalz: Hilfe zur Hochwasserkatastrophe
- Rheinland-Pfalz: Antrag zur Soforthilfe RLP 2021
- Rheinland-Pfalz: Online-Antrag zur Soforthilfe RLP 2021
- Rheinland-Pfalz: Steuerliche Hilfen