More than 30 million euros in insurance payouts over Attica fire tragedy 

Greek wildfires


The Association of Insurance Companies of Greece (EAEE) announced on Tuesday that the total of initial insurance payouts for the deadly fires in Attica on July 23 amount to at least 33.7 million euros.

The EAEE said that based on data provided by member insurance companies the compensation on property claims for homes and professional spaces is assessed at 32.4 million euros.

There is a total of 785 reports of damage in both types of properties, with an average cost per claim ranging around 41,300 euros.

Additionally, there are 212 reports of damages to cars were registered, assessed at 1.3 million euros in total, with an average claim cost of around 6,300 euros.

EAEE announced that it had already paid out insurance claims or advances in several cases, from the very first days following the wildfires.
Further details on claims would follow in the future, it said.