Tag Archives: forest fires

Atos joins Horizon 2020 program’s Search & Rescue project to support First Responder teams during rescue operations

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digital transformation leader, Atos announces its participation in the European research project Search & Rescue (S&R). The project aims to support First Responder teams during rescue operations – following natural disasters, accidents or … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

EU Civil Protection Mechanism: European Commission helped mobilise firefighting aircraft for Italy to battle forest fires

BRUSSELS, 29-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Commission has helped mobilise firefighting aircraft for Italy, through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, following another request by the country for assistance to battle forest fires. Responding immediately to the request, France has offered 3 planes … Read the full press release

EIB commits EUR 120 million to finance forestry projects in Slovakia

Luxembourg, 3-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 120 million to finance projects contributing to afforestation, improved forest protection and management and the upgrading of agricultural infrastructure in rural Slovakia. EIB Vice-President László Baranyay, responsible for … Read the full press release

Croatia, through EU Emergency Response Centre, sent two fire-fighting aircrafts to help with the forest fires in Bosnia and Herzegovina

23-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission Emergency Response Centre (ERC) is facilitating the urgent provision of assistance to extinguish the forest fires in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Two fire-fighting aircraft, offered by Croatia, are on their way to the affected area. Assistance … Read the full press release