According to the Municipal Authority of Heraklion, there are many families are on the edge of poverty and hunger.
As Mayor of Heraklion, Mr. Vassilis Lambrinos, said in a Press conference, “…humanitarian crisis is here and things are getting worse”.
- 600 children eat no breakfast
- there are 30 homeless, including 3 families with their children
- 1.250 families and 300 elderly and homeless are getting their lunch from the soup kitchen of the Municipality
- 200 people are getting their food stuff from the Municipal Social Grocery