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Gennimata Tours Quake Stricken Areas on Crete

September 29, 2021

HERAKLION, Greece — Opposition Movement for Change (KINAL) leader Fofi Gennimata, who visited the quake-stricken areas in the municipalites of Minoa Pediados and Archanes Asteroussia on Crete on Wednesday, pointed out the need to develop a swift and organised plan to deal with the complex problems and earthquake damage in the region.

Gennimata was briefed on the prevailing situation by the president of Anti-seismic protection organisation Efthymios Lekkas, the regional governor of Crete Stavros Arnaoutakis, local mayors and other officials and afterwards she visited the reception centre in Arkalochori for those left homeless by the earthquake, stating that the measures announced by the government move in the right direction "but must be strengthened and implemented soon".

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