GNR (GIPS) – Fighting forest fires

The National Republican Guard (GNR) has engaged at this time 500 personnel of the Protection and Relief Intervention Group (GIPS) in actions to combat forest fires, divided into the following various areas.

So far in August some 462 GIPS personnel have been airlifted by helicopters to combat 195 fires. Since the beginning of the year there were 1716 helicopter missions to combat and extinguish the early stage of 894 fires.


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