Yannitsa in hosting space created on the national road Thessaloniki -Edessas transferred this time according to police sources, about 1,000 refugees and migrants from Athens.
Strong mobility in municipalities of Central Macedonia observed the last few hours to create refugee host countries and migrants. The Municipality of Pella has resulted in the creation accommodation center in a disused industrial site, the highway Thessaloniki - Edessa. Similar information arriving from two other municipalities, but not "accompanied" by official announcements.
The mayor Pella, Gregory Stamkou, at a press conference today in Giannitsa noted that until tomorrow can be completely ready the space "locked" with the consent of the city council of Pella and is located on the national road Thessaloniki - Edessa, a 3 , 5 km from the town of Giannitsa. He stated that it abandoned industrial site owned municipal company. "There is a direct interest in the transport of refugees and immigrants in this area, but some last details pending for its preparation. Tomorrow may be all ready" noted Mr. Stamkou to tsismosaonline.com news reporter and said he can stay there 700 800 people.
"We bigger than our share, and it is good to understand all municipalities, because a" dry "installation of the form" we do not have space "does not solve the problem. Everyone can get even a hundred people," stressed the mayor and He stressed that all Pella bodies will help to work the place with the support of the military, municipal, civil and church.
Along the same lines, my county Voluntary Action Group Himachal Pradesh, the "place" informed that within the group has opened debate about the possibility of hosting a small number of refugees in tobacco Katerini Station, in consultation with the responsible bodies.
At the same time, information about the creation of refugee reception centers are in municipalities Alexandria Imathia and Lagadas. "There is information, according to which selected from our region Camp 722 located on the edge of town, but we have no official information. I expect to be informed and will do what we must" stated to ANA - MPA mayor Alexandria Panayotis Gkyrinis. On his part, the mayor Lagada, Giannis Karagiannis, communicate to ANA - MPA that after unofficial information had himself today visited the site where Lagkadikia autopsy were making echelon of the army. "It is an old camp that is not working at the moment and is located 500 meters from the kindergarten of the village," she says and adds: "The Municipality Lagkada expressed before 20 days its opposition to any unilateral action. We met with the competent ministers ".
Furthermore, it calls for voluntary help address the Coordinating Institution created in the Temporary Accommodation Centre for Terrestrial Kilkis where there are about four thousand people. The Coordinating Body asks volunteers for sorting humanitarian aid items and recording of shortages arising. As it became known, the essentials will be concentrated in the area of Workers' (Karaoli and Dimitriou) and ground floor storage space allocated at the intersection Kilkis - Thessaloniki. In health coverage level 24 clinic are planned with the necessary expertise to refugee structure of Terrestrial.
Last week Antiperifereiarchis Kilkis Andreas Vergidis and mayors Kilkis Dimitris Sismanidis and Paeonia Christos Gkountenoudis wrote to the Prime Minister asking for immediate measures, decongestion of the area and equitable distribution of refugees and immigrants throughout the country except in Thrace and the Aegean islands. The representatives of government stated that in the prefecture of Kilkis are half of the refugees and migrants who have entered legally or illegally in our country. Specifically the two organized hospitality venues Cherso and Nea Kavala, hosted seven to eight thousand people and uncontrollable camp Idomeni over twelve thousand.
Letter to the Interior and Administrative Reconstruction Minister, Yannis Balafas sent today the Regional Association of Municipalities of Central Macedonia (PEDKM) points out that the area hosted more than 50% of the refugees currently in the country. At the same time he pointed out that in Central Macedonia should not create other refugee shelters and requested these centers to be made in areas such as Crete, Peloponnese, Central Greece and Thessaly.
Meanwhile, the concentration of food and relief items to refugees progresses Municipality Thermaikos. The collection of humanitarian aid is eight KAPI of the municipality and collected medicines, foods (evaporated milk, biscuits, rusks, individual juices), baby products (diapers, baby milk powder, baby food in jars, baby wipes), tents blankets, raincoats , shoes. Send volunteers to Idomeni organizes tomorrow the municipal faction "Confederacy Thermaikos." Moreover delivered today by the Municipality of Oreokastro in the warehouse 9 of Thessaloniki Port Authority over 300 packages of clothing, footwear and personal hygiene collected by the municipality citizens.
Recall that the refugee accommodation centers invite the public to provide municipalities all kinds offered to refugees so from there transferred to the reserve 9 port for screening.