Heat-wave strikes Greece and Athens City appeals on locals & tourists to fill up water dispensers for Strays
Many of the water dispensers are in central places of downtown Athens frequently by locals and tourists.
ater troughs are among others at the main squares such as Syntagma, at the Mitropolis square, at Kaningos, Klafthmonos, Viktoria, Koumoundourou and Agiou Nikolaou. At Monastiraki outside the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Herod Atticus Theater on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, beside the City Hallas well as in numerous parks all around the city.
Athens Municipality advice the residents and visitors to help keep the troughs clean and filled with fresh, water.Athens Mayor had to go a long way to care for strays during heat waves after pressure by animal welfare societies and animal lovers and it was a really important move.Apart from the public water troughs in Athens, it would be really helpful if you put a bowl of fresh water and keep it filled up for the strays in your neighborhood.
Temperatures are expected to reach up to 43 degrees Celsius in the next days, so it would be good for all of us to take some measures, in order to keep safe.