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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...

Man Found Dead After Fire Breaks Out in Forest Near Kryoneri, Attica

A man was found dead on Friday afternoon near Kryoneri in Attica, Greece. The country's Fire Service tweeted that during an operation to extinguish a...

Large Fire Breaks out Near Ancient Archaeological Site of Delphi

  A large fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon near the ancient archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece. A total of 39 fire fighters with...

Corfu Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Two Villages (video)

Two villages in southern Corfu were being evacuated on Tuesday afternoon as a large fire that broke out for unknown reasons began to approach...

PM Mitsotakis Visits Burned Areas on Evia, Pledges Immediate Relief

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited on Wednesday noon the scorched areas of central Evia (Euboea) to get a first-hand look at the situation on...

Large Fire Breaks Out on Evia, Villages Ready for Evacuation

A large fire broke out at 3 am local time on Tuesday on Greece's central Evia (Euboea). The fire burns a thick forest with rich...

WWF Warns of Worsening ‘Superfires’ across Europe

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned of the risks from new faster-spreading 'superfires' during heatwaves and drought periods affecting Europe as a symptom of...

Greek Police Arrest Suspect Over Evia Wildfire; Five Injured

A 64-year-old suspect was arrested on Thursday night as the culprit of the forest wildfire in the region of Manikia of Evia, which started...

Large Fire Breaks Out on Evia, Greece

A large wildfire broke out in Greece‘s island of Evia (Euboea), near the capital of Athens, in Central Greece, on Thursday afternoon. The fire was...

Fire Breaks Out in Western Greece’s Achaea

A relatively large wildfire broke out in Greece's Achaea region, near Patras, in Western Greece on Monday. The fire broke out at approximately 13:35 local...

Fire-Stricken Mati Sends Defiant Message of Hope

Residents of the fire-stricken Greek town of Mati, located 40 km (25 miles) east of Athens, have raised a huge banner on a burned-out...

Halkidiki Fire Reportedly Extinguished

After a treacherous 24-hour period, Greece's fire brigade revealed some good news, announcing on Friday that "there is no active fire front in the...

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