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Tag: state of emergency

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a "garbage dump"

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a “garbage dump”

Photographs published today by Protothema, show that the burnt Moria refugee camp has turned into “garbage dump,” which residents of the area are calling a “sanitary bomb.” Less than a month ago,…

243 positive coronavirus cases detected at new Kara Tepe camp 1

243 positive coronavirus cases detected at new Kara Tepe camp

Greece confirmed 243 positive covid-19 cases at the new temporary hosting facility for migrants and refugees at Kara Tepe on the island of Lesvos. According to the National Public Health Organisation, a…

Germany will take in about 1,500 migrants from Greece

Germany will take in about 1,500 migrants from Greece

According to government sources, Germany wants to take in about 1,500 migrants stranded on Greek islands following a series of fires that devastated the refugee camp of Moria, Reuters reported. This in addition…

6% of the 12,500 homeless Moria camp residents rehoused

6% of the 12,500 homeless Moria camp residents rehoused

Just over 6% of the 12,500 refugees who are homeless after the fire at Moria last week, have been rehoused in a new temporary facility under construction, authorities announced on Monday. By Monday…

Lesvos 4 month state of Emergency Declared 3

Lesvos 4 month state of Emergency Declared

The island of Lesvos was declared in state of emergency for four days starting from today Wednesday by order of Deputy Civil Protection and Management Crises Minister Nikos Hardalias and the general…

Holy Synod offers support to Beirut after massive explosion

Holy Synod offers support to Beirut after massive explosion

The Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church of Greece and Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece sent a letter to Patriarch John X of Antioch, offering their full support following Tuesday’s deadly explosion…

Beirut blast

Greek woman recalls moments after Beirut explosion

Lebanon’s cabinet declared a two-week state of emergency in the capital city, following a massive explosion in Beirut on Tuesday, that killed at least 135 people and injured 5,000 others. The testimonies…

greece storm

Skopelos, Skiathos and South Pelion in “state of emergency”

Following widespread damage wreaked by the bad weather over the weekend, Greece’s civil protection agency declared a “state of emergency” for Skiathos, Skopelos, South Pelion and the Zagora-Mouresi Municipality. In Skopelos, heavy…

Evia

Fire resurges on Evia

Aircrafts and firefighters continue to fight the large fire burning in central Evia since Tuesday, with the latest reports stating that the wildfire has flared up again at different spots. As reported by…

Emergency declared on the island of Symi 11

Emergency declared on the island of Symi

Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on the small sea island of Symi after a torrential rainfall flooded homes and shops, swept vehicles into the sea and cut power to…

Torrential rain has left 3 people dead in Kalamata 14

Torrential rain has left 3 people dead in Kalamata

The catastrophic weather in Kalamata over the last few days has tragically left three people dead- one disabled and two elderly victims. The Mayor of Kalamata has declared the city a state of disaster,…

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