The government announced the first measures to address the consequences of the fires yesterday, after a meeting under PM Alexis Tsipras who also declared a three – day mourning in the country.

An extra financial assistance of € 20 million was approved for the first needs of the municipalities and residents and it was decided to create a special account with the participation of the State and individuals for the repair of the damages and the support of fire victims with shelter, feeding and units of social workers and psychologists.