Persistent flooding in the Ayios Tychonas Industrial Area in Limassol has caused significant problems for local businesses, prompting a response from local officials and the energy ministry. Calls for financial aid to repair damages to the coastal promenade have also been made, highlighting the urgent need for a coordinated and permanent solution to address the ongoing issue.
In 2024, the government is taking significant steps to enhance firefighting readiness. They are investing €11.2 million in aerial firefighting capabilities, acquiring two helicopters and four airplanes for fire suppression, strengthening the Forestry department’s resources and planning, promoting forest growth through “Planting for the Climate”, and emphasizing sustainability and education in forest management policies. These measures aim to improve efficiency, protect against wildfires, and ensure the longterm health of forests.