Bolivia - Forest Fires Situation - Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) – DG ECHO Daily Map | 12/09/2019

EU RESPONSE

  • Bolivia requested assistance from the EU Civil Protection Mechanism (EUCPM) on 29 Aug.

  • ERCC activated the EUCPM on 3 Sept.

  • 2 ERCC Liaison Officers, 7-experts EU Civil Protection Team (from France and Spain) and 1 Technical Assistance Team (from Denmark) have been deployed in Santa Cruz and San Ignacio Since 3-4 Sept.

  • France (operating on field):

    • 40 ground firefighters
    • 1 drone module (4 drones, 4-person team)
    • 6-person assessment team
  • Belgium, Sweden and Austria offered in-kind assistance (accepted by Bolivia).