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Fires in Sicily, flames and fear on the Nebrodi and the Aeolian Islands, the gesture of Armani – BlogSicilia

Fires in Sicily, flames and fear on the Nebrodi and the Aeolian Islands, the gesture of Armani – BlogSicilia
Fires in Sicily, flames and fear on the Nebrodi and the Aeolian Islands, the gesture of Armani – BlogSicilia
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Fire Brigade of the Provincial Command of Catania intervened for a bush fire in San Teodoro, in the Messina area. The stake is limited to the Mediterranean scrub area which extends up to Cesarò, in the Nebrodi Park. Two Canadair in action.

Flames in the Aeolian Islands

Men of the Forestry and volunteers of the Civil Protection are engaged in Lami di Canneto, a fraction of Lipari, in the Aeolian Islands, for a fire that is affecting the vegetation. On social media there are several videos posted by tourists and residents “worried about the flames pushed by the wind that lick the houses”.

Armani donates 500,000 to Pantelleria after the fires

“I have been going to this island for forty years now, so much so that I feel like a citizen in all respects, yet I never cease to be surprised by the unique and lively human quality of those who live there”. This is what Armani writes to the mayor of Pantelleria Vincenzo Campo, after the flames of August 15th on the island. The letter ends with the news of a donation of half a million euros, with simple indications of destination to Pantelleria children, to structures dedicated to safety, to the importance of water reserves. It will be Armani himself, together with his staff, to decide with the municipal administration how to use the sums.

The stylist’s message

“I am writing this message moved by a feeling of admiration and gratitude for all those who – firefighters,
carabinieri, police, municipal administration, institutions and volunteers involved – gave theirs
contribution to extinguish the terrible fire », Armani writes in the letter.

The mayor’s response

Mayor Campo, in the response letter, adhering to Armani’s proposals, relaunched by providing for a co-participation of the municipality and the involvement of other residents on the island, for the identification of some projects that were in the drawer. «The constant and significant presence of Giorgio Armani on this island – says the mayor – allows you to
being able to consider him as a pantesco in all respects and the love he has always shown could only make him part of our community ».

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Campo also reported to Armani another Piacenza, present in Pantelleria and a planning consultant for the Municipality, who
Giampietro Comolli, who is already thinking about a
«Pro-Pantelleria» committee composed of long-term residents and owners of dammusi which is also a group of
closeness and action of the needs of all, in close dialogue with the circles and associations of Pantelleria.

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