Snow melts in Athens, political row over storm response heats upPoliticsGreek Politics
As the snow that fell in and around Athens on Tuesday began to melt on Wednesday, the political clash over responsibility for the aftermath of storm front “Medea” began to heat up.
Flooding, Covid-19 threat in Athens dominate ND's agendaPoliticsGreek Politics
Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s premiership continues to be knocked off course by unpredictable events, such as the flooding in central Greece over the weekend and the resurgence of the coronavirus, making this early part of his first term in office much more challenging than he could have imagined.
Deadly floods raise questions about ND's civil protection pledges as Covid-19 acceleratesPoliticsGreek Politics
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.
PWC report finds Greek fire damage above average despite lower incidenceSociety
A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) which examined Greece’s firefighting capabilities has found that the country’s system is ineffective when compared to peers.
Is a lack of spending hampering Greece's firefighting capabilities?
The Greek government has blamed freak weather conditions, planning violations going back decades and suspected arson for the wildfires that killed at least 91 people just outside Athens last Monday.