Greece Wild Fires - 24 July 2018

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The recent wildfires in southern Greece, including close to Athens, have sadly resulted in loss of lives and significant local disruption.

Most visits to Greece, including Athens, however are unaffected.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised that 'You should keep up to date with local media reports and follow the advice of the Greek authorities in affected areas. If you've been affected by the wildfires and need consular assistance, you can call your country's Embassy in Athens.  

If you would like to understand coverage related to the fires in Greece, you may contact your insurer, Bupa Global Travel during Danish business hours for advice:

Tel.: +45 70 20 70 48 (Denmark) Fax: +45 33 32 25 60 or Email

If you have a medical emergency, please contact the emergency assistance team.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018 02:18AM AEST