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Body of last victim of Medicane “Zorbas” found 23 days later

The last victim of Mediterranean hurricane “Zorbas” was found 23 days after went missing in the floods on September 29, 2018.  The body of the 58-year-old woman found by a local near Krya Vrisi in Northern Evia on October 22. The body was covered with dry grass and soil and …

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Police officer suspended, 4 under probe for mistreating elderly migrant in Moria

Internal administrative investigation against four policemen had been launched for the incident in Moria camp, Greek Police announced Saturday afternoon. Ανακοίνωση σχετικά με εντολή διενέργειας Ε.Δ.Ε. σε βάρος τεσσάρων αστυνομικών για περιστατικό στο ΚΥΤ Μόριας Λέσβου, ανάκληση στις Υπηρεσίες τους & θέση σε διαθεσιμότητα ενός εξ΄ αυτών ▶https://t.co/UbhMMSPhNT — Ελληνική …

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Athens: Elderly in facility unit left without food and heating

The owner of a facility for seniors abandoned fourteen elderly and left them without food, heating and cleaning service. Authorities organized a big operation to free the elderly from the wretched living conditions and relocate them to proper public facilities for elderly. The care center was operating illegally. It has …

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Two die after fire breaks out in Welfare Home for Elderly

Two women died and one is in critical condition after a fire broke out in a Welfare Home for Elderly in Kallithea suburb of south Athens. The fire broke out around 6 o’ clock Saturday morning in the basement of the building, where the room of the women was. Strong …

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Floods death toll rises to 23, after one more body found and an elderly dies in hospital

One more body was found in floods-stricken area of Mandra in West Attica on Monday morning. Short time later, it was announced that a flood victim who was hospitalized since November 15th, died in the intensive care of the Thriasio hospital. The 82-year-old woman was transferred to hospital on the …

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Crete: Heat wave leaves two dead, sends dozens with heat stroke to hospitals

The heat wave started to withdraw but the three days of “hell” with temperatures up to 45 degrees Celsius sent dozens of Cretans to the hospitals. Three elderly died. Over the three days of heat wave, local ambulances received at least 27 calls to assist people with symptoms of heat …

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Greek police fires teargas at elderly protesters (video, picts)

Greek police fired teargas at protesting pensioners when the few hundreds to elderly men and women attempted to break the police cordon and walk towards the office of the Prime Minister. some pensioners commented “Thanks for the treat!” via @MakisSinodinos Pensioners from several sectors had come to downtown Athens in …

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Piraeus: Charity home for elderly in need of food – Can you help?

Another Greek story of needs, of basic human needs that need to be covered. Agios Panteleimon charity foundation for elderly hosts 44 seniors in Keratsini, a suburb of Piraeus.  Furthermore the charity offers soup kitchen meals to 60 poor locals on a daily basis and supplies with food items some …

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Greek Gov’t & Troika to grab the daily bread out of the mouth of low-pensioners

Greek government and the Troika plans to cut even low pensions of 486 euro per month as the hole in the country’s biggest insurance fund IKA has reached one billion euro. According to daily Eleftherotypia, the plan foresees cuts of 1) 15 euro per month in 486-euro pensions for private sector. The …

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