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  Train derailment in northern Greece leaves 4 dead, 5 injured   An intercity train, with 70 passengers, was traveling on the Athens-Thessaloniki route when it went off the rails and crashed through a hous...   Migrant crisis: Greece refugee camps hit by winter  Athens: Deadly icy spell grips much of Europe   Southern Italy: Icy temperatures across Europe have left more than 20 people dead and blanketed even the Greek islands and southern Italy in snow Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly forest fire in Cyprus EgyptAir flight: Search intensifies for missing plane Map of Karpathos Greece  A massive search is continuing for a second day for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near Greek island Map of Karpathos Greece
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B. 2017-07-20 Greece earthquake leaves at least 2 dead, more than 120 injured Kos, Greece
C. 2017-05-13 Train derailment in northern Greece leaves 4 dead, 5 injured Adendro, Greece
D. 2017-01-10 Migrant crisis: Greece refugee camps hit by winter Athens
E. 2016-06-20 Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly forest fire in Cyprus Troodos, Cyprus
5. 2016-05-19 EgyptAir flight: Search intensifies for missing plane Karpathos, Greece
2016-05-19 EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near Greek island Karpathos, Greece
H. 2016-05-01 5-year-old boy fatally mauled in Greece by Rottweiler dogs Argilos, Greece

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Greece earthquake leaves at least 2 dead, more than 120 injured Map of Kos Greece
10 years after 63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece


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  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country.    Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Pelopo...


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Jul.20  
  More than 100 have been injured after a strong earthquake struck Greek islands and Turkey’s Aegean coast



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year 2016 Top ^

Jun.20
May.19  
 
  Wreckage of Airbus A320 flight MS804 has been found south of the Greek island of Karpathos, Egyptian aviation officials say
May.1 5-year-old boy fatally mauled in Greece by Rottweiler dogs Apr.18 Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors Mar.19 2 migrants found dead on Greek island Feb.18 EU patrol ship saves 900 migrants off Greece Jan.28 Migrant crisis: 24 drown off Samos island near Turkey Jan.22 Dozens drown in shipwrecks off Greece Jan.3 200 migrants rescued in rough seas off Greek islands

year 2015 Top ^

Oct.29 Migrant crisis: Ten dead in boat sinkings off Greece
Sep.13 28, half children, drown off Greece when boat capsizes in high wind Jul.20 150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranean, 2 ships at hand to help Jun.8 Strong magnitude 5.2 quake felt in Athens Feb.1 Flash floods force hundreds to evacuate in northwestern Greece Jan.26   Greek fighter jet crashes in Spain killing 10 people   Eight French people were among 10 killed when a Greek fighter jet F-16 crashed during take-off at a base Jan.3 Heat, smoke delay search of Greek ferry for bodies. Southern Italy

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.29 Italy ferry death toll rises to 10   The death toll following a fire on the Norman Atlantic ferry off Corfu has risen to 10, with the evacuation of all those on board now comple... Dec.28 Scores await rescue from Italy ferry   More than 250 people are still awaiting rescue from a ferry that caught fire off Corfu. Rescue operations are continuing despite massive wav... Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds
Map of Corfu Greece  One person died while attempting to escape a blazing ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea. Gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation Nov.25 Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete Sep.25 Greek woman allegedly buried alive by accident, then died   Police are investigating a cemetery worker's testimony that a woman revived in her grave shortly after being buried and called for help Feb.2 Strong quake hits western Greek isle of Kefalonia

year 2009 Top ^

Aug.24     Firefighters get brief respite  Gentler winds gave firefighters some room to breathe, but the respite was only temporary Aug.23 Six wildfires ring Greek capital
. Athens   Fire threat empties Athens suburb Map of Agios Stefanos Greece
  Residents of an entire Agios Stefanos have been ordered from their homes as out-of-control wildfires blaze around the Greek capital
Aug.22 Wildfire threatens Athens

year 2008 Top ^

Jul.25   Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts   Police evacuated more than 2,000 European vacationers from a strip of holiday resorts as fierce forest fires swept through the island

year 2007 Top ^

Aug.27 MPs row over fire response
Aug.26 Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle Map of Olympia Greece  The wildfires that have scorched southern Greece, reached the ancient city of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic games, Aug.25   63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece
  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country
 Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Peloponnese region a 'crematorium'. The worst fires are concentrated along an 50 mile stretch on the west coast of the Peloponnese
Aug.24   Fires kill 27 in southern Greece   At least 15 people have been killed on the deadliest day of wildfires this year. At least 9 people have burned to death in their cars Jul.26 Raging fires add to heat wave woes Apr.5 1,200 rescued from cruise ship
  A ship carrying 1,200 passengers and a crew of 400 was being evacuated off the island of Santorini after issuing a distress signal

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May.23 Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash  The pilot of a Turkish fighter jet was rescued, after colliding with a Greek F-16 following a mock dogfight Apr.16 Four die in train crash
Feb.11     Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe   Italy: The deadly H5N1 strain that has killed at least 88 people around the world has been detected in Italy and Greece

year 2005 Top ^

Aug.14   Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
  Athens: Air traffic controllers lost contact while Boeing 737 was approaching Athens

year 2004 Top ^

Sep.11     Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash  Patriarch of Alexandria, a top leader of the Greek Orthodox church, was among feared killed off northern Greece Aug.12 Stars hurt in crash



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Greece, Disasters, 21st Century, Time by Topic
Time Disasters Sea Disaster Fire Migrant Boat Accident Wildfire
2017
10 years after 63 died from forest fires
Greece earthquake leaves at least 2 dead, ...
Train derailment in northern Greece leaves 4...
Migrant crisis: Greece refugee camps hit by ...
Sea Disaster
2017 2017
Sea Disaster
10 years after 63 died from forest fires
Migrant Boat Accident
2017 2017
Migrant Boat Accident
10 years after 63 died from forest fires
2016
Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly for...
EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near ...
EgyptAir flight: Search intensifies for mi...
5-year-old boy fatally mauled in Greece by R...
Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors
2 migrants found dead on Greek island
Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors
2 migrants found dead on Greek island
EU patrol ship saves 900 migrants off Greece
Migrant crisis: 24 drown off Samos island ne...
Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly for...
Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors
2 migrants found dead on Greek island
EU patrol ship saves 900 migrants off Greece
Migrant crisis: 24 drown off Samos island ne...
Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly for...
2015
Migrant crisis: Ten dead in boat sinkings of...
28, half children, drown off Greece when boa...
150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranea...
Strong magnitude 5.2 quake felt in Athens
Greek fighter jet crashes in Spain killing 1...
Migrant crisis: Ten dead in boat sinkings of...
28, half children, drown off Greece when boa...
150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranea...
Heat, smoke delay search of Greek ferry for ...
Migrant crisis: Ten dead in boat sinkings of...
28, half children, drown off Greece when boa...
150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranea...
Wildfire
2015 2015
Wildfire
2014
Hundreds rescued from migrant ship
Italy ferry death toll rises to 10
Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by w...
Scores await rescue from Italy ferry
Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Cr...
5.1-magnitude quake hits western Greece
Train kills 2 immigrants near Greek-Turkish ...
4 dead, at least 23 injured in highway pileup
Greek woman allegedly buried alive by acci...
Strong quake hits western Greek isle of Kefa...
Hundreds rescued from migrant ship
Italy ferry death toll rises to 10
Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by w...
Scores await rescue from Italy ferry
Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Cr...
Greek authorities rescue 140 migrants in cri...
Italy ferry death toll rises to 10
Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by w...
House burned down, several others in danger ...
Hundreds rescued from migrant ship
Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Cr...
Greek authorities rescue 140 migrants in cri...
Migrants die as two boats capsize off Greek ...
House burned down, several others in danger ...
2009
Firefighters get brief respite
Fire threat empties Athens suburb
Six wildfires ring Greek capital
Sea Disaster
2009 2009
Sea Disaster
Firefighters get brief respite
Fire threat empties Athens suburb
Six wildfires ring Greek capital
Migrant Boat Accident
2009 2009
Migrant Boat Accident
Firefighters get brief respite
Fire threat empties Athens suburb
Six wildfires ring Greek capital
2008
Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts
Sea Disaster
2008 2008
Sea Disaster
Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts
Migrant Boat Accident
2008 2008
Migrant Boat Accident
Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts
2007
Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
63 died from forest fires
Fires kill 27 in southern Greece
1,200 rescued from cruise ship
1,200 rescued from cruise ship
MPs row over fire response
Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
63 died from forest fires
Fires kill 27 in southern Greece
Migrant Boat Accident
2007 2007
Migrant Boat Accident
Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
63 died from forest fires
Fires kill 27 in southern Greece
2006
Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash
Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe
Sea Disaster
2006 2006
Sea Disaster
Fire
2006 2006
Fire
Migrant Boat Accident
2006 2006
Migrant Boat Accident
Wildfire
2006 2006
Wildfire
2005
Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
Sea Disaster
2005 2005
Sea Disaster
Fire
2005 2005
Fire
Migrant Boat Accident
2005 2005
Migrant Boat Accident
Wildfire
2005 2005
Wildfire
2004
Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash
Stars hurt in crash
Sea Disaster
2004 2004
Sea Disaster
Fire
2004 2004
Fire
Migrant Boat Accident
2004 2004
Migrant Boat Accident
Wildfire
2004 2004
Wildfire

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Flash floods force hundreds to evacuate in northwestern Greece 10 years after 63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece




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  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country.    Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Pelopo...
2016 Jun.20 Greece, UK and Israel help tackle deadly forest fire in Cyprus 2009 Aug.24   Firefighters get brief respite  Gentler winds gave firefighters some room to breathe, but the respite was only temporary Aug.23 Six wildfires ring Greek capital. Athens Aug.23 Fire threat empties Athens suburb
Map of Agios Stefanos Greece
  Residents of an entire Agios Stefanos have been ordered from their homes as out-of-control wildfires blaze around the Greek capital
Aug.22 Wildfire threatens Athens 2008 Jul.25 Fire causes mass evacuations from resorts   Police evacuated more than 2,000 European vacationers from a strip of holiday resorts as fierce forest fires swept through the island 2007 Aug.27 MPs row over fire response Aug.26 Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
Map of Olympia Greece  The wildfires that have scorched southern Greece, reached the ancient city of Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic games, Aug.25 63 died from forest fires Map of Peloponnese Greece
  The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country
 Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Peloponnese region a 'crematorium'. The worst fires are concentrated along an 50 mile stretch on the west coast of the Peloponnese
Aug.24 Fires kill 27 in southern Greece   At least 15 people have been killed on the deadliest day of wildfires this year. At least 9 people have burned to death in their cars Jul.26 Raging fires add to heat wave woes



Greece, Disasters Animal Accident Timeline ... See World Animal Accident timeline Top ^
2016 May.1 5-year-old boy fatally mauled in Greece by Rottweiler dogs




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2016 May.19 EgyptAir flight: Search intensifies for missing plane Map of Karpathos Greece  A massive search is continuing for a second day for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared over the Mediterranean May.19 EgyptAir crash: Plane wreckage found near Greek island Map of Karpathos Greece
  Wreckage of Airbus A320 flight MS804 has been found south of the Greek island of Karpathos, Egyptian aviation officials say
2015 Jan.26   Greek fighter jet crashes in Spain killing 10 people   Eight French people were among 10 killed when a Greek fighter jet F-16 crashed during take-off at a base 2006 May.23 Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash  The pilot of a Turkish fighter jet was rescued, after colliding with a Greek F-16 following a mock dogfight 2005 Aug.14 Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead  Athens: Air traffic controllers lost contact while Boeing 737 was approaching Athens 2004 Sep.11   Top cleric feared killed in helicopter crash  Patriarch of Alexandria, a top leader of the Greek Orthodox church, was among feared killed off northern Greece



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2017 Jul.20 Greece earthquake leaves at least 2 dead, more than 120 injured
Map of Kos Greece
  More than 100 have been injured after a strong earthquake struck Greek islands and Turkey’s Aegean coast
2015 Jun.8 Strong magnitude 5.2 quake felt in Athens 2014 Feb.2 Strong quake hits western Greek isle of Kefalonia



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2004 Aug.12 Stars hurt in crash




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2017 May.13   Train derailment in northern Greece leaves 4 dead, 5 injured   An intercity train, with 70 passengers, was traveling on the Athens-Thessaloniki route when it went off the rails and crashed through a hous... 2006 Apr.16 Four die in train crash




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2006 Feb.11   Deadly bird flu spreads in Europe   Italy: The deadly H5N1 strain that has killed at least 88 people around the world has been detected in Italy and Greece



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2016 Apr.18 Hundreds dead after capsize, say survivors
Mar.19 2 migrants found dead on Greek island Feb.18 EU patrol ship saves 900 migrants off Greece Jan.28 Migrant crisis: 24 drown off Samos island near Turkey Jan.22 Dozens drown in shipwrecks off Greece Jan.3 200 migrants rescued in rough seas off Greek islands 2015 Oct.29 Migrant crisis: Ten dead in boat sinkings off Greece Sep.13 28, half children, drown off Greece when boat capsizes in high wind Jul.20 150-200 migrants adrift in east Mediterranean, 2 ships at hand to help Jan.3 Heat, smoke delay search of Greek ferry for bodies. Southern Italy 2014 Dec.29 Italy ferry death toll rises to 10   The death toll following a fire on the Norman Atlantic ferry off Corfu has risen to 10, with the evacuation of all those on board now comple... Dec.28 Scores await rescue from Italy ferry   More than 250 people are still awaiting rescue from a ferry that caught fire off Corfu. Rescue operations are continuing despite massive wav... Dec.28 Italy ferry fire: Evacuation hampered by winds Map of Corfu Greece  One person died while attempting to escape a blazing ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea. Gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation Nov.25 Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete 2007 Apr.5 1,200 rescued from cruise ship  A ship carrying 1,200 passengers and a crew of 400 was being evacuated off the island of Santorini after issuing a distress signal



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2017 Jan.10   Migrant crisis: Greece refugee camps hit by winter  Athens: Jan.8 Deadly icy spell grips much of Europe   Southern Italy: Icy temperatures across Europe have left more than 20 people dead and blanketed even the Greek islands and southern Italy in snow