Movies, Movies – Residents of Athens faced a major fire the day before a protest against the state administration in Athens.
Thousands of people on the burning Greek islandAs a walkerSunday, August 8, the twelfth day of wildfires in Greece, with fires burning their villages and lands.
The catastrophe on Greece’s second largest island, Yupoia, is a major concern in the country this Sunday.
Holding a wedge between the Attica and the Aegean Sea for six days on fire, this tongue offers an apocalyptic panorama. On the roads, residents spray their land with water, while dense woods are surrounded by flames.
On Sunday the main dream of Greek firefighters is the large mountain island of Evia covered with pine trees, which traditionally attracts Greek and foreign tourists.
Despite the rough terrain, Nearly 500 firefighters continue their struggle The island was fierce against the fire in the north, burning from east to west, surrounded by a cloud of thick smoke and raining ash.
At least 35,000 hectares and hundreds of homes have been burned, according to Yupoya’s deputy governor, Giorgos Gelatcidis.
About 2,000 islanders have been evacuated and relocated to hotels.
According to the European Forest Information System (EFFIS), by 2021, more than 70,000 hectares in Greece had been burned by 56,000 in the last 10 days. Between 2008 and 2020, an average of about 1,700 hectares were burned in these 10 summer days.
A demonstration against state fire management is scheduled for Monday afternoon, August 9 in Athens.