Many families are on the edge of poverty and hunger in Heraklion

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”.

In particular,

  • 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

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