Goast Guard

In order to provide a substantive and comprehensive contribution to the crucial humanitarian issues, such as the refugee crisis, OTE Group supported the Hellenic Coast Guard's work. Specifically, during the period 2015-2016, OTE Group offered over € 600,000 for the repair and maintenance of the Hellenic Coast Guard's vessels, as well as for rescue and survival equipment such as: life jackets, blankets, first-aid kits, gloves, masks, tents and isothermal suits, which are being used by frontline rescuers on a daily basis.

Through this offer, OTE Group contributed to the repair and maintenance of 65 vessels, through which, the Hellenic Coast Guard was able to respond successfully to 3,650 search and rescue incidents, rescuing more than 125,000 people in danger at sea.