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Government approved CAF financing for US$50 million for fire management

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The general objective of the program is to support the implementation of the National Fire Management Plan in order to reduce devastating impacts on ecosystems, water resources and the quality of life of local populationsas well as contribute to the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

At the same time, It is structured around strengthening the management of the National Fire Management Service (SNMF) and equipment for direct attackmonitoring for fire mitigation and prevention, and support to provincial governments to fight fires and restore ecosystems.

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This month, five provinces registered sources of forest fires: Salta, Jujuy, Tucumán, Catamarca and La Rioja. Salta was the most affected with three outbreaks in the departments of oran, San Martin Y rosary of lerma. In Jujuy, two fires developed in the areas of White stick Y Three Musketeersin the department of ledesmawhile Tucumán presented two others in John Baptist Alberdi Y The inlet. Meanwhile, Catamarca registered a single outbreak in Capayanin Conceptionand La Rioja one in General Belgranoin Jerusalem IV.

In addition, the SMNF indicated that in Jujuy the outbreaks of bracamonte Y pyromaniacin ledesma; and the one of Marblein Manuel Belgranowhile holding back the Playtimein Peaceand that of room door Y Lanternin feel itand those in the areas of Energy (Ledesma) and corral point (Tombaya).

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Firefighters also contained the fire Peace (recess), so the spotlights keep”its activity but, due to the work carried out, the advance of the fire was stopped”, specified the SNMF. Likewise, the report indicated that the fires in the capital and the boilerand in Cordova the one of San Javierin the zone Alto del Nono.

In parallel, the Armed Forces expanded and diversified the actions that they carry out in support of the National Fire Management Service (SNMF) to contain the forest fires that are registered in the provinces of Salta and Jujuy, where in addition to deploying personnel and vehicles, they also assist local agencies through logistical tasks and information systems.

Source: Ambito

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