In 2085 the country of Greece experienced a series of massive earthquakes that led to a tsunami that led to the deaths of 25,000 people mostly in the seas of Athens the island of Crete and the capital of Egypt Alexandria. This was the worst tsunami in the history of the Mediterranean and further the economic crisis that the countries of Italy and Greece were experiencing during this time. It took a long time for Greece and Egypt to recover as a result of economic issues political instability and the presence of bio weapons that were discovered by United States in Syria 2099. Greece successfully recovered from the disaster and unlike the Italian government their economy did not collapse. Greece received a lot of financial aid from the Singaporean Empire as well as the Icelandic Empire and the new Kingdom of Australia.