Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in constant contact with the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management Nikos Hardalia to deal with the problems caused by the bad weather caused by the Mediterranean cyclone in different regions of Greece . By order of the Prime Minister, the Deputy Minister of Interior, Theodoros Livanios, the Deputy Minister of Rural Development, Costas Skrekas and the General Secretary of Infrastructure, George Karagiannis are visiting the affected areas.
As Kyriakos Mitsotakis stressed, “the first concern of the efforts is the protection of human life”. In addition, all necessary measures of financial support to victims will be taken immediately. Meanwhile, shortly before 11 a.m. on Saturday, the new meeting of the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, with officers of the Civil Protection and other bodies responsible for the development of bad weather, was completed.
The meeting discussed the latest data from the phenomenon and the problems of repairing damage to areas that have been affected by such bad weather. In this context, the readiness and coordination of the state mechanism was discussed, which will be on increased alert to deal with the phenomenon and its effects, but also the ongoing problem in Thessaly and Central Greece, where the Fire Brigade continues to provide assistance and water pumps.
A second meeting is currently underway, during which technical issues will be discussed for the rehabilitation of the problems in the affected areas, and mainly in the islands of Ioniana, Kefalonia, Ithaca and Zakynthos, as well as in Thessaly and central Greece.