Greece collects medical supplies for Lebanon

Attica Regional Authority in collaboration with the Medical Association of Athens and the Oloi Mazi Boroume (All Together We Can) philanthropic organisation, are collecting donations of medicines and medical supplies, to support the victims of the Beirut explosion.

The governor of Attica, Giorgos Patoulis said: “We are on the side of Beirut and we actively support our fellow human beings who have been affected by this shocking catastrophe and are being severely tested at this time.” He stressed that the collaboration is creating “a chain of humanity and solidarity.”

The Beirut aid collection points will be set up around Attica on Thursday August 13, from 10am to 1 pm.

“We collect medicines and medical supplies and join forces with the local health authorities to treat the injured and support the country’s health facilities. We are present in this tragedy, performing our human duty all together to alleviate human suffering and to contribute with all the means at our disposal, to the faster restoration of normalcy in the lives of the victims and the city,” he added.

Collection points which will be established:

  • Agia Paraskevi – Church of Agia Paraskevi
  • Agios Dimitrios – Athens Metro Mall
  • Aegaleo – metro station square
  • Ambelokipi – Church of Agios Dimitrios
  • Glyfada – Galleria shopping center
  • Zografou – Church of Agios Therapontas
  • Ilioupoli – Fleming Square
  • Kallithea – Kallithea Town Hall
  • Kifissia – shopping center on Kolokotroni Street
  • Kolonaki – Church of Agios Dionysiou Areopagitou
  • Kypseli – central square of Kypseli
  • Maroussi – Maroussi Power Station
  • Nea Ionia – Church of Agios Georgios
  • Nea Makri – central square
  • Nea Smyrni – Galaxias complex
  • Neo Psychiko – Church of Agia Sofia
  • Nikaia – Nikaia Town Hall
  • Palaio Faliro – Floisvos Square
  • Piraeus – Municipal Theater
  • Rafina – central square
  • Halandri – Church of Agios Nikolaos
  • Holargos-Papagou – Holargos Center