Israel

Israel – Brush Fires – UCPM response – ECHO Daily Map | 05/12/2016

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Situation overview

• Severe bush fires started on 23 November in the two provinces of Haifa and Jerusalem resulting in the evacuation of 60 000 people.

• In immediate reaction to the fires, several Participating States have provided assistance via the Union Civil Protection Mechanism.

• 10 amphibious firefighting aircrafts, 2 command and logistical planes and 70 people were deployed through UCPM

• 179 flight hours and 216 water drops were operated.

• The last deployment ended on 30 November.