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Greece’s Civil Protection issues Wildfires warning map as temperatures soar

Greece’s Civil Protection issued a warning for wildfires that can break out due to soaring temperatures on Thursday, July 1, 2021. At very high risk (Level 4) are: Attica, Evia (except Skyros,), Kythera, Fokida, Fthiotida, Magnisia, Larissa (in Sterea and Thessaly) and Achaia, Corinth, Argolida, Arkadia and Lakonia in Peloponnese …

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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 …

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Tougher restrictions for areas in West Attica, Sitia, Kozani, Rodopi

The Civil Protection placed several areas across Greece in quarantine due to increased epidemiological load. Affected are municipalities in western Attica, in Kozani, Sitia on Crete and in Rodopi, north-eastern Greece. The local quarantine is parallel to the nationwide lockdown that remains in force until authorities decided partial or totla …

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Civil Protection warns of extreme weather esp. Greek islands, urges people to stay indoors

Greece’s Civil Protection issued a warning of extreme weather phenomena and urgently advised citizens in affected areas to be especially cautious and avoid going outdoors when the phenomena are intense. Following an emergency meeting on Sunday, Secretary-General for Civil Defence, Vassilis Papageorgiou strongly urged those resident in areas affected by …

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Civil Protection calls on citizens of 12 Greek regions to avoid risks during extreme weather

The Greek Civil Protection has issued an issued an emergency announcement ahead of extreme weather phenomena forecast as of Monday afternoon. The Civil Protection calls the citizens of several regions to be specially careful and to follow basic instructions. The warning addresses citizens of: Attica, Macedonia, Thrace, the Ionian islands, …

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Citizen Protection Minister sees “150 molotov cocktail” even if not one around…(videos)

Opposition parties SYRIZa and MeRA 25 are at war of words with the Ministry of Civil Protection that justified the firing of tear gas against people waiting for the verdict of neo-nazi Golden Dawn outside the Appeals court on Wednesday. In a tweet Civil Protection Minister, Michalis Chysochoidis stated that …

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Civil Protection IANOS: New instructions for Zante, Ionian islands, West Greece highway

The Regional Civil Protection Secretariat of the Ionian islands has issued a warning on Thursday afternoon urging the restriction of people’s movement at the island of Zakynthos from Thursday evening until late night Friday, as Mmedicane “Ianos” is approaching the region, state-run news agency amna reported. The Regional government of …

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Medicane IANOS Greece: RED ALERT Warning for several regions

Medicane IANOS is forecast to hit Greece in the next 24 hours, meteorologists and Civil Protection are warning. In a breaking new appearance on Wednesday evening, head of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias warned citizens of the rare but extra powerful and dangerous weather phenomenon, a Medicane, that it forecast to …

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Six restrictive measures in Attica, incl use of mask when crowding outdoors

Greece’s Civil Protection tightened the restrictive measures in the region of Attica to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The measures include the mandatory use of masks in work places of the private and public sector but also outdoors where crowding is inevitable. During the live briefing on Tuesday evening, …

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Civil Protection imposes “mini lockdown” in 4 Regional Units in North Greece

Greece’s Civil Protection impose restrictive measures – so-called: mini lockdown – against the spread of the coronavirus in four Regional Units in northern Greece. According to a press release, the decision follows an extraordinary meeting at the Civil Protection Operation Center on Thursday and the new epidemiological data that have …

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