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Over 3,800 houses & buildings declared “uninhabitable” in earthquake hit Crete

Almost 4,000 houses, businesses and public building have been declared as “uninhabitable”, so far, in central Crete, after the earthquake that stroke with 6 R Arkalochori and the broader area on September 27. 6,000 inspections have been conducted by teams of engineers from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportin residences, …

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Earthquake 6R: Six people rescued from collapsed houses (pcts)

The fire brigades on Wednesday rescued six people trapped in collapsed houses in the village of Mesochori, following a 6 Richter earthquake that shook the Elassona region in central Greece. Among them, was an 83-year-old bed-ridden man, whose wife managed to escape and inform neighbors and authorities. The man who …

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Greece records largest drop in property prices in EU during last 12 years

Greece recorded the largest drop in property prices and rents within the European Union  between 2007 and the third quarter of 2019, data from the European Statistics Authority the Eurostat, has shown. The largest drops in house prices were observed in Greece (-40.0%), Romania (-27.2%) and Ireland (-16.7%). Regarding prices …

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Wild fire in East Athens: Two houses burned down, settlements evacuated

Two houses have been burned down and two others were partly damaged due to the wildfire that broke in the east slopes of Hymettus Mountain in East Athens in the early morning hours of Monday. Residents in the area woke up hearing police urging them with megaphones to evacuate their …

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Insurance claims for Athens wildfires amount €33.7 million at least

The total of initial insurance payouts for the deadly fires in Attica on July 23 amount to 33.7 million euros at least, the Association of Insurance Companies of Greece (EAEE) announced on Tuesday. According to data provided by member insurance companies, EAEE said that compensation on property claims (homes and …

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Demolitions of burned down houses begin in East Attica

Bulldozers started to demolish houses in East Attica on Monday, almost a motnh after the deadly wildfires.  Three houses in Kokkino Limanaki and one in Mati are the first to fall. The houses do not belong to the category of “illegal buildings.” They are houses that have been characterized as …

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Five injured when riot police goes against house auctions protesters

Four protesters and one photo-reporter were injured when police used violence against members of People’s Unity Party (LAE) and other organizations protesting house auctions. Riot Police had taken place outside the notary office in downtown Athens as early as Wednesday morning. When protesters gathered they attempted to enter the notary …

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