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State of Emergency Declared in Parts of Western Greece after Floods (photos)

The municipalities of Agrinio and Messologhi in the western prefecture of Aitoloakarnania declared a state of emergency on Saturday, after heavy rains caused floods...

Anger Simmers in Greece Two Weeks After Deadly Floods

Residents of the flood-stricken region of western Attica can, as of Wednesday, apply for an aid of 5,000 euros, to start rebuilding their homes. Two...

Greeks Wait To See Action After Athens Floods

After the deadly Athens floods which claimed over 20 lives earlier this month, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Greece’s parliament the disaster was “unprecedented”. He...

Final Missing Mandra Flood Victim Found Dead

Greek emergency services discovered the body of a man beleived to be the last remaining missing person from the deadly floods that hit the...

Recent Attica Floods Linked to Climate Change, European Scientists Say

"An event like the recent Greek flood cannot be called a 'natural disaster' without recognising the man-made causes exacerbating such events," according to scientists...

No Link between Hurricane Numa and Deadly Floods in Greece, say Meteorologists

Greek meteorologists have denied that there is a link between the deadly floods in western Attica and hurricane Numa that hit western Greece a...

Tempers Boil Over in Mandra Following Deadly Floods (video)

Local politicians in the town of Mandra, Attica exchanged blows at the first meeting of the local council, after last week’s flood that claimed...

Death Toll in Greek Floods Rises to 21

Emergency services recovered one more body in Mandra, Attica bringing the death toll from the floods of last Wednesday to 21. The body of a...

Greek Parliament Approves Bill on Social Dividend, Aid to Flood Victims

The Greek parliament approved with a large majority on Monday a government draft bill on the financial aid the government will distribute to low-income...

Greek Gov’t Assesses Flood Damages and Announces Compensations

Greek authorities continue to assess the damage caused by the deadly floods in Attica. So far technical teams have carried out 1,154 building inspections...

Dion Archaeological Site in Northern Greece Covered in Mud

Greek archaeologists say that the ancient site of Dion in the northern prefecture of Pieria, Greece; which as a result of heavy rains has...

U.S. Meteorologist Explains Deadly Storm that Flooded Greek Towns

"When the Atlantic hurricane season begins to quiet down in late October and November, it’s time to cast an eye toward the Mediterranean Sea...

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