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23 Aug 2006 description

Athens, 23 August 2006 - Deputy Foreign Minister Mr.

16 Aug 2006 description

Athens 16 August 2006 - The foreign ministry, from the first moment of the crisis in Lebanon, was immediately mobilized to evacuate Greek and foreign citizens as well as to dispatch humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people.
Within the framework of the relevant discussions taking place at the United Nations Organization and the European Union, Greece is monitoring the prospect for its contribution in supporting and aiding the UN peace mission in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

14 Aug 2006 description

Athens 11 August 2006 - In coordination with the foreign ministry's Hellenic Aid Department took place, today, the eighth in a row, flight of an Air Force C-130 aircraft to Larnaca for the provision of humanitarian aid to the stricken people in Lebanon.

10 Aug 2006 description

Within the framework of Greece's continued efforts for the provision of humanitarian aid to the stricken people in Lebanon took place, today, the seventh, in a row, flight of an Air Force C-130 aircraft to Larnaca that carried 14 tones of humanitarian aid including medicine, pharmaceutical material, personal hygiene materials, food, baby food, milk etc.

06 Aug 2006 description

Athens 6 August 2006 - The Greek Navy Vessel "CHIOS" is expected, on Sunday 6 August, in coordination with the foreign ministry's Hellenic AID Department, to depart from Larnaca to Beirut transporting Greek and International humanitarian aid.
Specifically it will carry two tones of humanitarian aid collected by the non-governmental organization "Greek Rescue Team" and 30 tones of humanitarian aid an offer provided by the Cypriot "Doctors of the World".

This shipment of humanitarian aid contains medicine, food, blankets and hygiene materials.

04 Aug 2006 description

Greece, in coordination with the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus, provides an open transportation route via which humanitarian aid from European partners and the European Commission can reach Lebanon, where it will be delivered to local authorities for distribution.

03 Aug 2006 description

Athens, 3 August 2006 - Greece, in coordination with the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Cyprus, informed its European partners that - continuing its work with regard to humanitarian aid for Lebanon - it will provide free transport for member-state humanitarian aid from the Port of Larnaca, Cyprus, to Lebanon, where it will be delivered to local authorities for distribution.

02 Aug 2006 description

Athens, 2 August 2006 - Today, Wednesday, 2 August, at 15:00, the sixth Air Force C-130 departed - coordinated by the Foreign Ministry's Hellenic Aid (International Development Cooperation Department) - from Elefsis airport for Larnaca, carrying 10 tonnes of humanitarian aid for Lebanon that was collected by the non-government organization "Hellenic Red Cross" and the Greek Church's NGO, "Solidarity". In fulfilment of the Lebanese government's official request to the European Union, this aid shipment includes medicine, food and water.

31 Jul 2006 description

Athens, 31 July 2006 - Today, Monday, 31 July, at 20:00, the 5th Air Force C-130 is scheduled to depart - coordinated by the Foreign Ministry's Hellenic Aid (International Development Cooperation Department) - from Elefsis airport for Larnaca, carrying 10.5 tonnes of humanitarian aid for Lebanon. The aid being shipped was collected by the Ministries of Health and Defence, and - in fulfilment of the official request of the Lebanese government to the European Union - consists of:

  • medicine (antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, sedatives and medical supplies)
  • tents

29 Jul 2006 description

Athens, 29 July 2006 - Today, Saturday, 29 July 2006, the 4th Air Force C-130 is departing - coordinated by Hellenic Aid (the Foreign Ministry's International Development Cooperation Department) - from Elefsis airport for Larnaca, carrying 13.5 tonnes of humanitarian aid being provided by the Hellenic Armed Forces and Hellenic Red Cross for the people of Lebanon.
In fulfilment of an official request from the Lebanese government to the European Union, this consignment of humanitarian aid contains:

  • 500 blankets
  • tents
  • food

22 Jul 2006 description

Athens 22 July 2006 - Today, Saturday 22 July, 2006, at 10:30, the second Navy Ship "RHODES", reached the port of Beirut, in coordination with the foreign ministry's Hellenic Aid Department, carrying 14 tones of humanitarian Aid provided by our country to the suffering people in Lebanon; the aid was transported from the Eleusina Airport, on a military aircraft C-130, to Larnaca.

21 Jul 2006 description

Today, Friday 21 July, 2006, at 11:45, the 22 tones of humanitarian aid provided by our country to the suffering people of Lebanon, arrived in Beirut.

20 Jul 2006 description

In the presence of Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Evripidis Stylianidis, competent for International Developmental Cooperation and Aid, and the competent General Secretary Mr. Theodore Skilakakis departed, today, on 20 July, 2006, at 10:00, from the Eleusina Airport, a military aircraft C-130, transporting the first part of the emergency humanitarian aid provided by our country after an official request made by the Lebanese government and was submitted to the European Union. The aircraft has already landed at the Larnaca Airport and the aid will be transported to Lebanon by ship.

19 Jul 2006 description

The Foreign Ministry's Hellenic Aid Department responded immediately, from the first moment, to the official request made by the Lebanese government that was submitted, yesterday night, to the European Union for a humanitarian aid mission.