Forest fire season 2023
Preventing and fighting forest fires takes teamwork and a huge array of skills. As the 2023 forest fire season continues, we meet some of the people bringing their knowledge and dedication to anticipating, preventing and responding to wildfires.
Firefighters Laura Tierno Patiño and Alberto López Hurtado share the experience of their deployment to help with the Canada wildfires.
Profile of José Almodóvar Aráez, forest firefighter, Spain.
Profile of Paweł Gromek from Poland, researcher and wildfire education specialist.
The Wildfire Support Team contributes to operational awareness and ongoing wildfire operations during the wildfire season. We meet the experts.
Greece has activated the UCPM to request assistance with the wildfires there. Five UCPM countries have already responded to the call, complementing the pre-positioned teams already in in the country.