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Greece sends pandemic aid to India’s struggling health system

Greece has prepared aid to send to India’s struggling health system, which has been hard hit by the pandemic, the Greek general secretariat for Civl Protection announced on Good Friday, April 30.

According to the announcement, Greece is sending 90 oxygen cylinders with a total capacity of 440 litres and PPE (masks, gloves etc).

“From the first moment that the request for aid became known, civil protection mobilised to supply oxygen cylinders,” the announcement said.

“Greece’s response to every country’s appeal for help is self-evident. In this battle that the global community is fighting against the pandemic, our country is present wherever and whenever it’s needed. Greece is, in any case, an active member of the European Civil Protection Mechanism and actively supports the EU’s RescEU emergency needs mechanism – we are among the first countries that participated in the creation of a European joint stockpile for vital medical equipment that is related to the management of the pandemic,” the statement said.

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