Municipality of Athens to Compensate Owners of Vehicles Damaged During Snowstorm

January 27, 2022

ATHENS – The Municipality of Athens on Thursday announced that it will compensate vehicle owners for damage caused by fallen trees during the snowstorm.

According to an announcement on Thursday, the mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis ordered the municipal agencies responsible to deal with the relevant compensation requests as a priority. To qualify, the vehicles must have been parked either in public spaces or on a road for which the municipality is responsible.

The application is available on [email protected].

Fire Brigade has received a total of 2,354 calls in Attica

Τhe Operations Centre of the Fire Brigade has received a total of 2,354 calls in Attica from January 24 until Thursday at 8:00 in the morning.

In addition:

* 1,054 people were transported to a safe location

* 522 trees were cut

* 412 people were transported to and from health facilities for dialysis or medical care; and

* 126 people were taken out of elevators where they were trapped

The Fire Brigade in Attica remained on general alert and continued to operate in various areas.


ATHENS - If the Bank of Greece did not operate under the protection of the institutional framework of independence, after what happened in 2015, the country would have perhaps left the eurozone, Bank of Greece (BoG) governor, Yannis Stournaras, said on Saturday during the Kathimerini conference in a panel titled: "In the next 50 years, is Democracy safe?" Is Greece reformable?" "Who doubts that if it wasn't for the Bank of Greece, we might not be in the euro after the adventure of 2015?" he said.

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