The Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, Christos Stylianidis, went today to Alepochori and Vilia, areas affected by the fires, together with the Deputy Minister, Evangelos Tournas and the Secretary General of Civil Protection, Vassilios Papageorgiou.
During their visit to Alepochori, the Minister and the Undersecretary met with the Mayor of Megara, Grigoris Stamoulis, the Head of the Attica Forest Department and the Forester of Megara and were informed in detail about the anti-corrosion works that have already been launched in the area. ).
According to a statement from the Ministry of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, during the autopsy, "Mr. Stylianidis particularly emphasized the need to accelerate flood protection works by the competent bodies, as the area has become more vulnerable to floods due to recent floods. fires. In this context, it was agreed the immediate launch of an information campaign for the residents by the Local Government, in cooperation with the local Fire Service, under the guidance of the ministry ".
The minister and the deputy minister then went to Vilia where they visited the Civil Protection Academy, which is under construction and is expected to be completed within the year. The construction of the Academy is part of the AIGIS program for the upgrading of Civil Protection in our country and is funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the EU Recovery Fund. a long-term investment that aspires to contribute substantially to the training of both Civil Protection executives and volunteers ". In addition, the political leadership of the ministry visited the local Fire Brigade of Vilia and discussed with its executives all current service issues.
The political leadership of the ministry was accompanied by the Chief of the Fire Brigade, Lieutenant General Stefanos Kolokouris, the Commander of the Attica Regional Fire Service, Chief of Staff Konstantinos Theofilopoulos, as well as the General Director of Coordination of the GGP