Queen Visits Flood Victims

Queen Sofia met with emergency workers and victims of the recent floods in southern Spain last week.

Queen Sofia with the mayor of Villanueva del Rosario and other officials.
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Places around Spain have had a tough year. First with heat, drought and fire, and more recently torrential rains and flooding.

The Queen visited parts of Andalucía and Murcia, including a helicopter ride. Comforting people affected by disaster is one of her top strengths.

Queen Sofia with children at Villanueva del Rosario.
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos