Germany donates beds, sheets and blankets for 10,000 refugees in Greece

ermany sent to Athens recently a total of 55 trucks of winter provisions to help refugees face the winter, German Ambassador to Greece Ernst Reichel said on Tuesday.

The donation included beds, bedcovers, sheets and blankets for 10,000 people’s needs, and is worth 1.56 million euros. Reichel said the donation follows up on a commitment by German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, following a visit he made to Athens.

At a joint press conference, Alternate Citizen Protection Minister responsible for migration, George Koumoutsakos said “the collaboration of Greece and Germany brings concrete results, but is not exhausted by today’s action.”