Shattered Lesbos surveys ruins after earthquake

Shattered Lesbos surveys ruins after earthquake

The general secretariat of Civil Protection on the island of Lesbos has declared a state of emergency following an earthquake.

“We are doing whatever necessary to face the problems that have occurred,“said the General Secretary of Civil Protection Yiannis Kapakis.
“What is most important is the protection of the citizen, the protection of their assets and the offering of hospitality. Camps have been set up at the village next to Vrissa and the residents of quake stricken Vrissa, if they wish, can go there,” he concluded.

Two persons remain in hospital. One of them is the husband of the victim. The earthquake has also compounded the misery for the many refugees and migrants living in temporary shelters on the island.