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13-year-old Dimitri also confirmed dead 2

13-year-old Dimitri also confirmed dead

The death toll from the deadly fires in eastern Attica has climbed to 88 as one of the victims that had been hospitalised, a woman aged 42, passed away early on Saturday. According to the latest figures…

Twin Girls and Grandparents found dead from wildfires 3

Twin Girls and Grandparents found dead from wildfires

The twin girls and their grandparents who had been missing after the deadly fires in the area of Mati have sadly been found dead, as confirmed by their family friend Georgios Tsoukalos.…

Greek fire tragedy

Arsonists most likely behind Greek fire tragedy

Greece’s Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Toskas indicated at a press conference on Thursday that arsonists were likely behind the fires that killed more than 85 people. “There is serious evidence pointing to a…

Israel helps Greece

Israel offers aid for Greece’s wildfires

Israel has announced they are committed to helping Greece and have offered medical assistance to the wounded in the devastating fires, that have to date claimed the lives of 81 people. Israel’s Ministry…

Mati wildfires

Practical Help Available for Those in Need

  In Greece’s horrific tragedy, many have rushed to help in any way they can, by gathering food, water and other basic requirements, donating blood, shelter, transportation, medical services and psychological support.…

Update: Greek wildfires’ victims rise to more than 20 (Video) 18

Update: Greek wildfires’ victims rise to more than 20 (Video)

by Aggelos Skordas As firefighters continue to battle flames in different parts of the region of Attica throughout the night, Greek government spokesperson Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told a press conference that the death…

Firefighters battle wildfire south of Athens 23

Firefighters battle wildfire south of Athens

Dozens of firefighters battled a large bush fire south of Athens on Monday, with no inhabited areas in immediate danger, Greek authorities stated.  The blaze broke out in the Athens Riviera area…