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New Fire Breaks Out at Vilia, West of Athens as Evia Blaze Still Burns

A major new fire broke out in in Vilia, west of Athens, where a large blaze had burned for six days last week, ravaging swaths of pristine pine forest, Greece’s fire service said in a new announcement on Monday. Shortly...

The Priest Who Lost His Church in the Massive Fire of Evia, Greece

The destruction of an old Greek Orthodox church in Kokkinomilia was one of the many sad losses Evia has suffered after the fires that ravaged the island. Villages were evacuated and left to the infernos, hundreds of houses were destroyed,...

Climate Change Report Warns of More Heatwaves, Sea Level Rise in Greece

As Greece experienced the worst fires the country has seen in the past weeks, torching forests and homes, the UN issued their climate change report with intense warnings about the rapid upward rise of global temperatures. With Greece recording ground...

Fire at Villia, West of Athens, Rages for Second Day

The fire that broke out on Monday in the area of Villia, west of Athens, is still raging on Tuesday despite the overnight efforts of hundreds of firefighters to contain the blaze. Five more communities - Thea, Panorama, Palaiohori, Paliokoundoura...

Fire Victims Receive Aid from Greeks Across the Country

The victims of the destructive infernos that have hit Greece over the past twelve days are now receiving aid from across the country, donated by public and private organizations and citizens. Greeks across the country responded immediately to support their...

New Wildfires in Ancient Corinth, Central Evia, Ancient Olympia

New wildfires broke out in Ancient Corinth and Central Evia areas, while they continue to rage in ancient Olympia, as firefighters battle to contain the flames

SNF Donates €15 Million to Help Fire Recovery Effort in Greece

the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has created a €15 million grant to be used for the fire recovery effort in Greece.

Evia Fires: The Largest Environmental Catastrophe of Greece

The environmental devastation from the fires in northern Evia is huge, according to the National Observatory of Athens.

New Fires Break Out in Greece, Arcadia Remains on High Alert

The fires in the broader area of Arcadia in southern Greece continued their destructive path on Wednesday night and onto Thursday morning.

Greece Fires: Foreign Assistance Surpasses All Expectations

The assistance to Greece provided by dozens of nations has reached unprecedented proportions.