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Firefighting system installation for fire protection and prevention of Chelmos-Vouraikos National Park and its areas of responsibility.

Chelmos-Vouraikos Management Body, in the framework of the Act “Funding of Chelmos-Vouraikos Management Body for management actions for protected areas, species and habitats"», in the Operational Programme “Transport Infrastructure, Environment and Sustainable Development 2014 – 2020”, installed a firefighting system (with fire tank) in the two service pickup trucks, for fire protection and prevention of Chelmos-Vouraikos National Park and its areas of responsibility.

Based on the Guarding Plan of the Protected Area of Chelmos - Vouraikos National Park, the scientific staff of Chelmos-Vouraikos Management Body, as well as the Forest Protection Specialists implement a program for the recording, monitoring and protection of the biodiversity of the area. During the summer season, Chelmos-Vouraikos Management Body assists the forces of the Fire Service, with the main aim of preventing forest fires.

Purpose of the operation of Chelmos-Vouraikos Management Body is the conservation of biodiversity, natural resources and the recognized ecological value of the natural ecosystems within the wider area of the mountain range of Chelmos and the Vouraikos river, as well as its new areas of responsibility. These protected areas are of great scientific interest and therefore their protection from human intervention is intended, and in some cases imperative.

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