The Greek Red Cross is sending even more humanitarian aid to Ukraine while continuing to provide practical support to war victims, according to a statement on Tuesday.
Three trucks with 40 tons of humanitarian aid left on Tuesday morning from the central warehouse gRiver Red Cross in Athens and went to Siret on the Romanian-Ukrainian border, and from there to Chernivtsi in Ukraine. It is reported that the aid will be delivered directly to the Ukrainian Red Cross.
Along with humanitarian aid, Ukraine will also send mobile medical brigade of the red cross with professional nurses and a rescue vehicle manned by volunteer rescuers.
The Greek Red Cross thanked members of the public, companies and organizations from all over Greece for their huge and touching response to the call to help those affected by the war.
The Greek Red Cross, recognizing the huge humanitarian crisis caused by the outbreak of war in Ukraine and hundreds of thousands of people who were forced to leave their homes, calls on the world to donate money. The amount raised will support the superhuman efforts of the Ukrainian Red Cross to help victims across the country.
In particular, Ε.Ε.Σ. encourages those who wish to make a financial contribution to make their donations to the following bank account:
- Bank: EUROBANK
- Recipient: Ελληνικός Ερυθρός Σταυρός (Hellenic Red Cross)
- Account: 0026.0240.30.0201205013
- IBAN: GR2602602400000300201205013
All payments must be marked “Ουκρανία“(Ukraine).
Additional information can be obtained by calling 210 36 09 825 and 210 36 11 425.
In addition, E.E.Σ. (Greek Red Cross) collects products (condensed milk, powdered baby milk, canned food of all kinds, cereals, nuts, flour, pasta, etc.) for the victims of the war.
Gathering Location: Ε.Ε.Σ Headquarters. Lykavittu 1, Kolonaki, Central Warehouse Ε.Ε.Σ. Astros 111-113, column (λυκαβητού 1, κολωνάκι, κεντρική αποθήκη ε.ε.ς. ‘Aστροςς 111-113, κολωνός) (from Monday to Friday, 7: 30-14: 30, tel: 210 5147300).
For other cities products will be accepted in the regional branches of Ε.Ε.Σ.
See related list contact details here.
In addition, the Greek Red Cross appeals to the people of Greece to provide humanitarian assistance, announcing the collection of medicines and medical supplies:
- physiological fluid
- Eye drops
- Sterile gauze
- Wound healing spray
- Ointments for burns
- Intravenous drug delivery systems
- Syringes of all sizes
- Hemostatic preparations and materials
- Masks to protect against Covid-19
- Medical masks
- Disinfectants for hands and surfaces
For other cities they will be received in the regional branches of Ε.Ε.Σ. See related list contact details here
Greek Red Cross calls for hospitality of displaced Ukrainians
In particular, the Greek Red Cross, on the initiative of the President, Dr. Antoniou Avgerinu, takes over the registration of the data of interested citizens who want to offer temporary housing for Ukrainian refugees arriving in Greece.