Storm Desmond: Cumbria flooding appeal tops £1m
11 December 2015
From the section Cumbria
The Cumbria Community Foundation said grants would help flood victims with cleaning, emergency repairs, clothing, food and and basic furniture
An online appeal set up to help those affected by flooding in Cumbria has topped the £1m mark.
The Cumbria 2015 Flood Appeal, launched on 5 December by the Cumbria Community Foundation, has now reached a third of its £3m target to help flood victims.
Thousands of homes and business were hit when the county was battered by Storm Desmond last weekend.
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