MILAN (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Unipol Gruppo agreed to join forces to help folks hit by flooding in northern Italy join to the Web, facilitating rescue operations, the Italian insurer stated on Saturday.
Torrential rains devastated the japanese facet of the Italian area of Emilia-Romagna, killing 14 folks, inflicting billions of euros price of harm and hitting agriculture notably laborious.
Round 36,000 folks have been compelled to depart their houses and a lot of those that remained in flooded areas have been left with no electrical energy. Rescue efforts are hampered by persistent dangerous climate and disruptions on cellphone traces
Below the settlement, Unipol acquired SpaceX’s Starlink satellite tv for pc web terminals and will make them accessible for rescuers, hospitals and the general public. SpaceX is positioning its satellites to prioritise the Emilia-Romagna area and present improved protection.
“SpaceX, Starlink and Tesla (NASDAQ:) are pleased to be of use in any means to help Italy and the folks affected by the flooding”, Musk stated in a press release.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Italy’s Unipol join forces to help Italians hit by flooding By Reuters www.investing.com 2023-05-21 02:36:34