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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12259

22 May 2019
SECTORAL POLICIES / Civil protection
RescEU’, EU acquires fleet of air assets to fight forest fires
Brussels, 21/05/2019 (Agence Europe)

Under new legislation to strengthen the EU's civil protection mechanism by creating RescEU, the European Union has, for the first time, established a reserve of immediately available air assets to enable it to respond more effectively to forest fires, the European Commission announced on Tuesday 21 May. 

The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, is very proud of and has welcomed this important - according to him - step forward in the press...

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