Greece to send Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine, Moldova and Slovakia

February 28, 2022

ATHENS – Greece is to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine as well as its neighbouring countries, Moldova and Slovakia, following a request from the European Civil Protection Mechanism. Specifically, trucks will immediately leave for Ukraine, Moldova and Slovakia carrying health aid and supplies, as well as equipment to help house the refugees.

Specifically, the Climate Change and Civil Protection Ministry, in collaboration with the Health Ministry, will send health supplies and equipment to Ukraine and tents, blankets, and waterproof clothing to Slovakia and Moldova.

Additionally, the ministry is liaising with the foreign ministry and the migration ministry crises management unit to host Ukrainians in Greece, if necessary.

Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides is in constant communication with the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crises Management Janez Lenarčič for the best possible coordination of the ministry’s actions and the immediate response to the mechanism’s requests.

Finally, Stylianides is also in close contact with his other European counterparts.


ATHENS - In April 2022, 7,759 Ukrainians arrived in Greece, more than 13,000 electronic applications to pre-register for temporary protection (asylum) were submitted, while almost 9,000 temporary protection permit cards were issued, according to data from the Ministry of Migration and Asylum.

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