Applications for wildfire aid reach 1,761 in three days

TAGS: Fire

Applications by fire victims to receive compensation for the destruction caused by the deadly blaze that burned through the east coast of Attica on July 23-24 reached 1,761 in three days, the Infrastructure Ministry said on Friday.

The ministry has pledged to support households and businesses affected by the fire by paying out a lump sum of 5,000 euros.

Of those applications, 629 were submitted to the municipality of Rafina-Pikermi, 602 to Marathonas, 364 to Megara and the remaining 166 directly to the ministry.

The deadline for requesting financial aid ends on October 30.