Civil defense

Fire breaks out in Stamata

A fire has broken out in the Stamata area in eastern Attica.

According to the Fire Service, a combination of ground and aerial forces is actively working to extinguish the fire.

Civil protection authorities have issued a warning via the 112 emergency number, advising residents to be on alert.

Additional details are currently unavailable.

Very high risk of fire in the regions of Attica, Viotia and Evia on Thursday

There is a very high fire risk on Thursday in the regions of Attica and the region of Central Greece ( Viotia and the island of Evia), according to the Fire Risk Forecast Map issued by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection at the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry.

Slovenian team deployed in flood relief effort in Italy

Slovenia has deployed a civil protection and disaster relief unit to the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna to help in the relief effort in the wake of devastating flooding that has claimed 14 lives.

Setting off from Ajdoviščina in the west of the country on 22 May, the 32-member team is equipped with two high-capacity pumps and will be in charge of flood control pumping.