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UPD Powerful earthquake 5.7R rocks again Kefalonia, 16 injuries (video, pcts)

A week after the powerful 6R, another strong tremor rocked the island of Kefalonia with 5.7 R causing panic to the residents and serious damages to already damaged buildings and infrastructure. The earthquake occurred at 5:08 a.m. Monday morning and had the same epicenter as the one on January 26th …

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Merkel’s “twin sister” lives in earthquake-hit Kefalonia

It needed an earthquake to find the allegedly long-lost twin sister of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The lady from Kefalonia appeared on the television screen during a report broadcast by the Greek Public Television (DT). Video: the woman thanks all institutions who rushed to provide relief to the earthquake-hit residents. …

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Greek gov’t relief measures: €600 for homes damaged by Kefalonia earthquake

Greek government announced a series of emergency measures to meet basic needs of residents of Kefalonia, hit by a powerful earthquake on Sunday. To start with, the government will disburse directly 100,000 euro to the municipality of Kefalonia and another 100,000 euro to municipality of Ithaki in order to cover …

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UPD Kefalonia earthquake: ferries to provide accommodation, ‘state of emergency’ (pics)

Two ferries will provide temporary accommodation to earthquake-hit residents who cannot return to their homes due to damages. “Superfast XI” with 700 beds already arrived, “Eleftherios Venizelos” with 1,300 beds is expected to reach Kefalonia within the next hours. According to Interior Minister Yiannis Michelakis already 500 people have sought …

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