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Enhanced Measures for Firefighting Readiness in 2024

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.