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Attica Hotels Provide Shelter to Athens Fire Victims

Attica hotels are offering free accommodation to people affected by the fires that ravaged several suburbs on Mt Pendeli, north of Athens, this week.

Greek PM Pledges Relief for Athens Suburbs Hit by Fires

Greece’s PM announced relief measures for those affected by the devastating fire that ravaged several suburbs north of Athens on Mt Pendeli this week.

Greek Resort Amanzoe Reopens After Wildfire, Launches Action to Replant Flora

The Amanzoe luxury resort in Porto Heli, Peloponnese, has resumed operations following the wildfire that had started near the property and is undertaking initiatives to replant flora.

Amanzoe Resort Stops Operations Due to Fire Damage

Luxury Amanzoe resort in Porto Heli, Peloponnese, announced that it had suspended operations after a fire in the area this week, caused damages.

Fresh Support for Tourism Businesses in Fire-hit Northern Evia

The Greek government has announced a new measure that reduces leasing charges imposed on tourism and F&B enterprises of Northern Evia for use of seashore and beach areas.

Greek PM Presents Plan for Regeneration of Fire-hit Northern Evia

Road network improvements, forest regeneration and the development of tourism facilities are among priorities set out in the regeneration plan for Northern Evia.

Greek Tourism Shows Recovery but Dangers Still Lurk, Says Report

Greek tourism recovered significantly in summer 2021 but the Covid-19 risk still remains, as well as future negative effects of wildfires, according to Alpha Bank.

Central Greece Region: €40m for Reconstruction of Fire-hit Evia

The Region of Central Greece will release 40 million euros for the reconstruction of fire-hit Evia.

Fires: Northern Evia Tourism Professionals Call for Added Aid 

Evia tourism professionals affected by the recent fires that burned most of the northern part of the island, are calling for additional non-returnable relief measures.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Greece Opens Platform for Fire-affected Employees Seeking Subsidies

Greece has opened a platform accepting applications from employees who worked at enterprises that were affected by the massive fires.

Fire-stricken Evia Island in Greece to Get Extra Tourism Promotion

A special tourism development and promotional plan is being prepared for the fire-stricken areas in Greece with extra focus on the island of Evia.

Greek PM Apologizes for ‘Weaknesses’ in Firefighting Response

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis apologized to citizens “for any weaknesses” showed by the state in response to the wildfires that have been raging in Greece.

Attica Governor Activates Health Protection Hotline for Tourists and Residents

Greek residents and tourists in Attica with questions or concerns about the current conditions concerning the wildfires can now call a hotline to get information.

High Fire Risk in Greece for Friday, July 10

Greece's General Secretariat for Civil Protection has warned that on Friday, July 10, the risk of wildfires in certain regions of the country will be very high.

Greece Prepares for Wildfire Season with More Staff, Equipment

Greek civil protection authorities are gearing up with more staff, new planes and improved infrastructure to address the potential outbreak of wildfires.

Evia Hoteliers Reach Out for Aid after Fires Stifle Tourist Flows

Evia hoteliers are calling on the government to support them in restoring tourism flows following the massive fire that devastated the island earlier this month.

Fire Devastates Evia Leaving Behind Ecological Disaster

Villages were evacuated and EU aid requested after a fire raged through the Greek island of Evia leaving behind an ecological catastrophe.

Greece Launches 112 Emergency Number Ahead of Fire Season

Greece’s Civil Protection body has launched the 24-hour single European emergency 112 number set to warn of potential dangers, including wildfires.

Greece Issues Warnings for Forest Fire Risk

Strong winds and extremely high temperatures have prompted Greece’s Civil Protection authority and the national fire brigade to issue warnings for the high risk of forest fires.
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