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German couple invites whole village to say “thank you” for saving their home from Rhodes fires

A German couple threw a dinner party for a whole village to say “thank you” for saving their house from the summer fires on the islands of Rhodes. “A beautiful and touching initiative by a German couple, who have chosen Rhodes as their second home, wanting to thank all the …

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Urgent preliminary investigation into the causes of the Rhodes fire

Judicial authorities on the island of Rhodes have launched an urgent preliminary investigation into the causes of the fire burning for 9th consecutive day. The commander of the Fire Department, Nikitas Venios, and the head of the Dodecanese Forest Directorate, Katerina Balatsouka, were asked to provide explanations to the Dodecanese …

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Entire Rhodes on “state of emergency”: Active fire fronts on July 26

A state of emergency was declared for the entire island of Rhodes on Wednesday due to the fires that are burning for the 9th consecutive day. The Civil Protection has declared “state of emergency” to ten municipal units of the fire-striken island of Rhodes since July 18. Like a “Lernaean …

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Fires reignite in West Attica, Rhodes, Lakonia (videos)

Fires in Mandra and Dervenochoria in West Attica, on the island of Rhodes and Lefkochoma near Sparti in Lakonia reignited on Thursday afternoon and citizens were again ordered to evacuate as the flames started to spread out of control. Western Attica Video: Agios Ioannis Korakas, west of Mandra. The fire …

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Rhodes: Hotel, villages evacuate as forest fire out of control on Rhodes (videos)

Α forest fire on the island of Rhodes has been raging since Tuesday afternoon burning down a dense forest of pine trees and cypresses and wildlife. Despite firefighting efforts, the blaze went out of control. UPDATE12:30 Wednesday noon authorities ordered the evacuation of four villages and one hotel. Evacuated even …

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Forest fire fronts on Rhodes abating, power largely restored

All fire fronts on the island of Rhodes was abating on Monday, with firefighting forces and volunteers battling the blaze overnight. The water dropping aircraft and helicopters assumed their operation at dawn and there was “optimism” that the wildfire will be soon be fully under control. Speaking to state broadcaster …

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Fireworks? Water by the Pool? German tourist complains about 5*resort on Rhodes

Fireworks in the evening? Water by the pool? Prompt service? A German tourist at a 4-star resort on the island of Rhodes had 1000+1 reasons to complaint about. The nights in the hotel were “sheer horror,” he wrote implying that especially children need peace and calmness during their vacations. “We …

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