A delegation of the Board of the Athens Bar Association visited the Municipalities affected by the fire and met with the Mayor and the General Secretary of the Municipality of Rafina and the General Secretary of the Municipality of Marathon as well as those affected by the recent catastrophic fires.
The DSA delegation was informed about the current situation and the immediate problems faced by the municipalities and their fire-affected residents. In view of the start of the submission of applications for the emergency allowance to fire victims, the delegation of DSA expressed the will of the Athens Bar Association, in the context of the recent decision of the Board, to assist the services of Municipalities in any way deemed necessary by them for timely and proper receipt and processing of applications.
In this context, the Municipality of Marathon was requested to assist with human resources to assist the work of processing the applications of the fire victims for a period of one month. The DSA will immediately take the necessary actions to satisfy this request and will make available to the competent municipal services two lawyers - associates, from next Monday.
In addition, from next Thursday, an advisor to the Board of Directors of DSA, assisted by associates of DSA, will be present at the application site in the Municipality of Marathon to provide immediate, free legal assistance to those affected by the fire during this process.
Finally, in implementation of the decision of the Board of the DSA for the practical support of the fire victims, already the DSA, after consultation with the administration of KAT and to cover the immediate needs of the burn victims of the recent fire, procured and made available to the Hospital monitor LifeScope VS Nihon Kohden 15 '', for the burn unit in the Plastic Surgery Clinic of the Hospital, worth € 5.766.