Civil pro­tec­tion chief.

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Yian­nis Ka­pakis, a bri­gadier in the Greek fire ser­vice, was ap­pointed the new head of the Civil Pro­tec­tion Author­ity yes­ter­day. Ka­pakis was rec­om­mended for the po­si­tion by the Al­ter­nate Min­is­ter for Cit­i­zens’ Pro­tec­tion Nikos Toskas and his ap­point­ment was ap­proved by Prime Min­is­ter Alexis Tsipras. Apart from the fire ser­vice, the 57-year-old has served in the EMAK spe­cial res­cue unit and taught cri­sis man­age­ment at the School of Pub­lic Ad­min­is­tra­tion. In 2014, he was elected as a mu­nic­i­pal coun­cilor on the Cy­cladic is­land of An­dros.

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