National Guard starts nationwide operation to reduce forest fire risks

in News · 17-01-2019 12:17:00 · 0 Comments

GNR police has started a nationwide operation known Floresta Segura 2019, which is directed at stepping up patrols and surveillance of forested areas across the country.

The operation will be made up of several phases, mostly focussing on ensuring that private individuals, companies and public and state institutions are in compliance with rules regarding forests. While the number of fires last year fell by 40 percent in relation to 2017, the area burned was up by almost double.


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