In an issued statement today, the Ministry of Agriculture called on citizens to “take the necessary precautions for public safety while commuting or hiking in the woods and forests with the intensifying heat wave.”
The Ministry underlined the need to inform the relevant apparatuses of any firefighting operations on all Lebanese territories.
It also announced that “cooperation with municipalities and NGOs will take place to maintain maximum readiness in order to keep pace with early warnings and organize the intervention of citizen volunteers.”
The Ministry called on citizens and farmers to “follow up on the guidance bulletins it issues, alongside its affiliated institutions.”
Source: National News Agency – Lebanon