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Week 9-16/11/2017:Natural disaster and political contest

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The 1rst round for the election of the leader of the new center left body took place on Sunday, with active participation. Despite having candidates from a wide political range, the voters opted for those coming from the main center left representative, i.e. PASOK, since in the 2nd round we will have a contest between F.Gennimata and N.Androulakis will for the new center left leadership.

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This week’s news were overshadowed by the massive catastrophe in areas of the West Attica, caused by floods, leaving people dead and destroying houses. It has also triggered a political debate on the blame for this disaster.

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The response to this natural disaster was the immediate activation of the social fabric, since not only common people, but also companies (S/M, hotels etc) are collecting and offering food, clothes and hospitality for the flood-stricken inhabitants.