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DGS, ANPC and IPMA warn of aggravated risks for fire hazards

 

Direção Geral de Saúde (DGS), Autoridade Nacional de Proteção Civil (ANPC) and the Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA) issued a joint statement, alerting to aggravated risks of rural fires and public health problems following the temperature increase in the Iberian Peninsula as of 1 August.

Joint recommendations are available on the DGS website:

https://www.dgs.pt/a-direccao-geral-da-saude/comunicados-e-despachos-do-director-geral/aviso-a-populacao-aumento-da-severidade-meteorologica.aspx

More information available at:

http://www.ipma.pt/pt/otempo/comunicados/index.jsp

https://www.ipma.pt/en/ambiente/uv/