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UPDATE: Fire in Porto Katsiki, Lefkada, blaze out of control in Portes, Achaia (pcts,video)

A fire broke out in the forest area over Lefkadas’ famous beach Porto Katsiki. According to local media reports, the blaze is burning between Porto Katsiki and the other famous beach Egkremnous. via lefkadatoday.gr The fire is reportedly raging in a difficult to access area. The fire broke out early …

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Forest Fire in Achaia: 5 people injured, 20 houses burned down, villages evacuated (videos)

Citizens were injured, houses were burned down, villages and settlements in Ziria, Achaia were evacuated on Saturday afternoon, after a wild forest fire got out of control. The Coast Guard was mobilized and fishermen rushed with their boats to popular sea resorts along the coast of northern Peloponnese in the …

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Retailers in 3 cities symbolically open their stores in protest against gov’t decision

They opened their stores and hanged black flags, banners and funeral announcements. They turned on the lights and stood at the entrance doors of their empty shops. Retailers in Thessaloniki, Patras and Kozani did not accept customers as this would risk a 3,000 euros fine for them and 300 for …

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Heavy rainfall floods Nafpaktos and Achaia in West Greece (videos)

Streams and rivers swell, homes were flooded and human lives were at risk, farming animals were drowned and corps were destroyed and infrastructure suffered extensive damage when huge volumes of rain water poured down in West Greece in the night from Saturday to Sunday. A part of the Ionian Highway …

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Residents evacuated, forestland burned down as wildfires break out in Santomeri

Residents were evacuated and houses were burned down after a wildfire in the area of Santomeri, Achaia in north-western Peloponnese, went out of control late afternoon Monday. The blaze burned all night, with firefighters and volunteers struggling to get it under control. Forest land were destroyed and agriculture was damaged. …

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Patras/Achaia: Several Areas in State of Emergency Due to Wildfires

 The areas of Ano and Kato Kastritsi, Argyra, Sellia and Platani in the Achaia prefecture, Western Peloponnese, have been declared into a state of emergency after wild fires broke in the early morning on Wednesday. Firefighters struggle to extinguish the fire, while residents of several communities are fleeing as flames threaten their …

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Athens: Pharmacists Cancel Protest and Hand Out Medicine Free of Charge Again

Finally a good news: Pharmacists in Athens, Piraeus and Achaia  cancel their protest and as of tomorrow Friday, insurers will be able to get prescription medicine free of charge. As of 1.1.12 pharmacists had stopped handing out prescription medicine because of the outstanding debts of the insurance funds to them. …

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