Deadly floods raise questions about ND's civil protection pledges as Covid-19 accelerates

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Coronavirus, Disasters, New Democracy, SYRIZA

As it scrambles to deal with the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the government has come under pressure for its handling of flash floods on the island of Evia over the weekend, which resulted in eight deaths.

Heavy rain on Saturday appears to have caught the authorities unprepared as no flood warnings were issued for the areas where peopled were killed. This meant that the emergency communications service number, known as 112, was not activated and no warnin...

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