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Greece Sends Humanitarian Aid to Armenia

Over the weekend, Greece sent a planeload of humanitarian relief supplies gathered by Armenian organizations in the country, destined for the victims of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to the request of Armenian...

Lesvos Receives 33 Tons of Humanitarian Aid from Two German Organizations

Thirty three tons of humanitarian aid for both refugees and locals was delivered to the municipality and hospital on the island of Lesvos on Tuesday, by two German organizations. The aid includes four tons of medical supplies for the needs...

Russian Government Thanks Greece for Airspace Access

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova expressed Russia's gratitude for Greece's decision to allow Russian humanitarian aid aircrafts headed to Syria to fly through Greece's airspace, according to Sputnik news agency. "We appreciate Greek partners' adherence to principles and respect for...

Martin Schulz: Difficult Times Ahead for Greece

Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament called for people to respect Sunday's NO vote in the referendum, but also expressed his pessimism regarding Greece's future and warned of a humanitarian crisis in the country. "This is a difficult day: there's a broad majority in...

Greece’s Aid Campaign for Flood Victims in Serbia, Bosnia

Several campaigns have been organized in Greece to help the victims of the catastrophic floods that hit Serbia and Bosnia. More than 20 tons of humanitarian aid have already been collected in the northern Greek municipality of Katerini for Thursday delivered to...

Apartment Building for the Homeless

The volunteers of the nonprofit organization “Human People” furnished a six-story building located in the center of Athens, which will host at least 15 homeless families with young children. The repairs in the building, which started last December, are almost...

Greek Ambassadors and DHL Express Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Greek Families

The Greek financial crisis and its detrimental impact on employment, household income, pensions and access to welfare and medical support has given rise to unprecedented adversity within the social fabric of Greece, the home of democracy and the cradle...

2,000 "Parcels of Love" from Cyprus to Athens

The humanitarian campaign “Parcels of Love”, organized by the Cypriot radio station “Astra” and the NGO “Cyprus Stop Trafficking”, has showed impressive results in gathering help to support 200 children living in the Municipality of Athens and facing the...

Lesvos Sends Aid to Quake-Struck Van

Citizens of the island of Lesvos sent for the third time humanitarian aid to the now twice earthquake-hit city of Van in Eastern Turkey. A few days ago, representatives from the Hellenic Rescue Team of Mytilene accompanied the third and...