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Belgium floods amount to €2.1bn in damages

November 11, 2021

Since the summer’s deadly floods in Belgium, insurance companies have received more than 71,000 claims with damages amounting to over €2.1 billion, according to The Brussel Times.

These damage reports came from Liège, Verviers and Trooz, according to Nieuwsblad, who also reported that along with the damage to houses and buildings, 6,602 cars were also damaged in the flood.

Hein Lannoy, CEO of Assuralia, told the paper: “In the future, we have to think about how we build, about the materials we use and about the places where we build.”

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