Greek Fire Brigade Receives 87 Calls for Aid

January 24, 2022

ATHENS – The fire brigade received 87 calls for assistance from various parts of the country on Monday, of which 68 came from Attica. It also helped transport 18 patients in various parts of Attica to hospitals for dialysis treatment.

Other calls were from people stranded in their vehicles and elderly people that needed help to reach relatives or to go home.

Public transport buses and trolleys withdrawn from circulation

The Athens Urban Transport Organisation (OASA) on Monday afternoon announced that public transport buses and trolleys are gradually being withdrawn from circulation due to the heavy snow. Several lines have experienced problems and been forced to stop running since early on Monday due to the bad weather.


ATHENS - Greece’s National Security Intergovernmental Council (KYSEA) gave the ok for the country to take part in a  European Union naval mission in the Red Sea to protect merchant ships from attacks by Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen.

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