Eurobank suspends debt collection in Athens flood-hit areas – Medical Association of Athens donates medicines

Eurobank suspends debt collection in Athens flood-hit areas – Medical Association of Athens donates medicines

Eurobank decided to stand by the side of the flood-ridden residents of Mandra and Nea Pergamos, where numerous of its clients live, announcing that as of Thursday, November 16, 2017 “it is suspending all collection procedures related to outstanding loans by private, professional and business entities based in or working at the areas  which were severely affected by flash flooding after torrential rains that started on Tuesday, reports ANA-MPA.

As the bank announced, the suspension of collection includes “telephone contacts, mailing of outstanding debt warnings, injunctions, forced collection measures, and Code of Conduct letters.”

Donation of pharmaceutical and sanitary material

On Friday, November 17, members of the Medical Association of Athens will visit the areas of western Attica that were suffered excessive damages because of the downpour, on Tuesday, aiming to assess the situation medical clinics of these neighbourhoods are in and “organise a donation of pharmaceutical and sanitary material.”

Speaking about this tragedy, the Association’s president, Giorgos Patoulis said “We are shocked by this tragedy that has hit the country and the unjust loss of our fellow citizens. We will help with all available means and try to relieve the affected people. However, responsibilities should be attributed to those who left our country unprotected.”

Among the rest part of their support, Athens doctors also wish to contribute economically to their colleague’s practices that were partially or totally destroyed by this rain wave, so as “to restore the availability of healthcare in the area.”…/IBNA