With more than 73,000 hectares burnt, the fires in Alexandroupolis, Greece, are the largest on record the EU has faced, said EU Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič. In a post on
After reigniting, the fire in the foothills of the Limassol mountains is completely under control with no active front, while firefighting forces on Tuesday launched pre-emptive water drops with the help of
The massive Limassol wildfire was brought under control on Monday, with authorities informing evacuees that they could return home, as the fire was stopped just metres away from the village of Apsiou.
A wildfire raging on three fronts in the Limassol village of Ayios Amvrosios that destroyed two holiday homes has been brought under control with authorities suspecting arson. The fire department said the
Four Egyptian farm workers who died trying to escape Cyprus’ largest-ever wildfire on July 3 were buried in Egypt after their bodies were flown home. Thousands of people gathered at the central
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen arrives in Cyprus on Wednesday for a two-day visit to meet firefighters in the wildfire area and deliver the government’s Recovery and Resilience Plan approval.
Trade unions and migrant support groups want a probe into the working conditions of four Egyptian labourers who died in the huge wildfire, arguing racism influenced how the incident unfolded. Unions PEO
At least 80 homes were destroyed during the island’s worst-ever forest fire, with the cost of the destruction running into millions of euros. The devastating fire that started in the Limassol village
With Cyprus coming to terms with the devastating fire at Arakapas, the worst in the island’s recent history, the government denies it responded slowly to the emergency. The deadly wildfire claimed the
Cyprus on Saturday requested emergency assistance from Israel and the European Union to help contain a large bush fire raging out of control in the rural hinterland, said Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides.