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Civil Protection warns of “very high risk” of wildfires on Sept 4 (map)

Greece Civil Protection is warning of a very high risk of wildfires or forest fires on Friday, September 4, 2020. Nine regional units are under the high risk, among them is the Attica Prefecture. In fact, the Civil Protection alerted via emergency number the residents of Attica on Thursday afternoon …

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Civil Protection imposes coronavirus restrictive measures on Lesvos

Greece’s Civil Protection decided to place the island of Lesvos under increased epidemiological surveillance and to impose restrictive measures on the island in the north-eastern Aegean Sea. The measures ban the operation of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues from midnight until 7 o’ clock the following morning. Furthermore, a maximum …

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Civil Protection urges citizens to shut windows, doors due to toxic smoke in NW Athens

A thick, black toxic smoke has covered parts of the sky in north-western Athens after a fire in a plastics recycling plant broke out on Saturday morning. The plant is located in the suburb of Metamorfosi. Από την σημερινή πυρκαγιά στην #μεταμορφωση pic.twitter.com/8J4fZO7kUm — Thanos (@Thanos278) August 15, 2020 With …

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Poros: Civil Protection imposes restrictive measures on first Greek island

Greece’s Civil Protections Authority imposed a series of restrictive measures on the first island in the country late on Thursday, after an increase of confirmed coronavirus cases were registered on Poros.The decision followed consultation with top epidemiologist, professor for Infectious Diseases Sotiris Tsiodras. 13 of the 40 new confirmed cases …

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Civil Protection info campaign for tourists arriving in Greece

Greece’s Civil Protection has launched a coronavirus information campaign for tourists arriving in Greece as of July 1, 2020, when the country opens all its regional airports, border-crossings and ports. The campaign message “Enjoy your Stay – Stay Safe” contains nine directives regarding necessary protection measures during the pandemic. According …

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Bishop Amvrosios excommunicates PM Mitsotakis, Religion Minister

One of the most hardcore bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church, Amvrosios, excommunicated the Prime Minister, the Education & Religious Affairs Minister as well as the head of the Civil Protection over the dispute whether the faithful can get infected with the coronavirus through the Holy Communion. Bishop Amvrosios read …

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Civil Protection withdraws sexist anti-crowding spot following outrage

Greece’s Civil Protection was forced to take down a campaign spot with sexist content in which it was urging Greeks to avoid crowding and socializing outdoors amid the pandemic. The spot broadcast on Saturday triggered an outrage due to its content featuring a young woman as irresponsible, superficial and ignorant. …

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Greek Civil Protection alerts citizens on coronavirus: What to do if you didn’t get message

Millions of mobile owners in Greece were shocked to hear multiple shrill beeps coming from their phones on Wednesday night. It was the Greek Civil Protection alerting them about coronavirus and measures they should use to avoid spread of the virus. The messages were in Greek and English. However, many …

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Greece’s Civil Protection issues CoronaVirus guide in 6 languages

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued guidelines to protect from coronavirus in six languages on Thursday, after three cases have been confirmed in Thessaloniki and Athens. The guidelines are in English, French, Russian, Albanian, Arabic and Farsi. 📌 Σε 6⃣ γλώσσες ΕΝ FR RU SQ AR FA η ενημερωτική καμπάνια της …

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Santorini Volcano: Civil Protection issues Emergency Response Plan

Greece’s Civil Protection has prepared a Emergency Response Plan due to a risk for the activation of the volcano on the island of Santorini in the central Aegean Sea. Purpose of the 184-page master plan with code name THALOS is to provide a direct and coordinated response to involved stakeholders …

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Greece’s Civil Protection warns of “very high risk” of fires, Sept 14

As the powerful winds continue over the weekend, the Greek Civil Protection has issued a warning for “very high risk” of forest and wild fires for Saturday, September 14, 2019. Affected areas are: Attiki, Kythera, Sterea, Thessaly, East Macedonia, Thrace, North and South Aegean, Crete and Peloponnese. Orange marks “very …

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Civil Protection warns of “Very high risk” of fires across Greece MAP

The Greek Civil protection has issued a warning about very high risk of forest and wild fires for Friday, September 13, 2019. According to Civil Protection warning, the following regions are at ‘very high risk”: • Attica, Kythera, Sterea, Thessaly, Central and East Macedonia, North and South Aegean, Crete and …

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Three fires in Attica; Civil Protection warning of “very high risk” for Aug31

Three wildfires broke out in Attica on Friday afternoon, with firefighters to have to work against the flames and the strong winds. The wildfires broke out on Penteli Mountain near residence areas, in Artemida in North-East Attica and Tanagra in North-West of Athens. In Penteli, the fire broke out in …

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Civil Protection warns of “very high risk ” of fires Aug 28 – MAP

Greece’s Civil Protections has issued a warning of “very high risk” of forest and wild fires for several regions and for Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Regions at very high risk of fires are the following: • Attica, Viotia, Evia, Skyros, Evros, Samothraki, Limnos, Lesvos, Argolida, Corinth, Achaia and Ileia. Orange …

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