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Greek Authorities Present New Contingency Plans for Natural Disasters

The director of Greece's General Secretariat for Civil Protection, Phoebos Theodorou, presented two new comprehensive government plans for addressing floods and wildfires in the country...

Two Dead as Violent Storms Sweep Across Western Greece

A series of violent thunderstorms swept across most of the Ionian islands and western parts of the Greek mainland on Tuesday morning. Two men have died...

State of Emergency Declared in Halkida, Greece After Flooding

Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on Wednesday in the town of Halkida on Evia after extensive flooding forced residents to evacuate...
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Heartbreaking Video of Historic Greek Bridge in Ruins

Cretans watched in despair last week live on local television the collapse of the historic bridge over the Keriti River, near Chania, following the...

One Dead As Floods Cause Extensive Damage Across Crete (video)

Flooding from the winter storm "Oceanis" killed one person and extensive damage was recorded on bridges and roads in Crete as the extreme weather...

Cyprus Offers Aid to Turkish Cypriots After Floods

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades recently telephoned the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to express the Republic's readiness to provide help...

Mandra, One Year Later: Greek Town Still Awaits Anti-Flood Works

A year after deadly floods hit the town of Mandra, in western Attica, residents are still waiting for the promised anti-flood works to be...

Cyclone Zorba: Video Emerges of the Dramatic Rescue of Missing Person in Evia (video)

The 27-year-old man who was missing after his car was carried away by fast-flowing waters on Greece's Evia after the island was severely hit by...

Greek Floods: Missing Person in Evia Found Alive and Well

Greek emergency services have located one of the three people missing persons in the area of Mantoudi, on the island of Evia, following the...

Greek Prosecutor Summons Attica Governor over Deadly Attica Floods

The governor of the prefecture of Attica, Rena Dourou, has been summoned by a prosecutor as a suspect for the floods west of Athens...

Extreme Storm and Floods hit Naoussa in Northern Greece (video)

The extreme weather conditions that Greece faces this summer seem to have no end. Today it was Naoussa's turn, a mountain town in Macedonia located...

Flood in Athens Leaves People Trapped in Cars, 2 Metro Stations Closed (video)

A heavy thunderstorm that hit Athens on Sunday afternoon left homes and roads flooded, and people trapped in vehicles, while authorities closed two Metro...

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