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Since 2017 we have been providing support to individuals and families during major fires across Portugal. We have now launched the second phase of our support campaign for the latest fire tragedy to hit our shores.

Olive trees are part and parcel of our landscape in Portugal especially in the Algarve and Alentejo regions. As such we are of the opinion that this short guide may be of assistance to these facing this type of situation after a fire.

Fire damage in orchards can affect trees in various ways: leaves are scorched and die, but limbs survive; trees are burnt and die; trees are affected by radiant heat, killing the cambium layer in the trunk and limbs; trunks are ring barked by the vegetation that burned around the base of the tree.

CCA-treated timber is commonly used in private and public areas for wooden houses, sheds, pergolas, decking, claddings, posts, gates, fencing and for landscaping purposes. Its use is in fact multipurpose. In Portugal, especially in off-grid communities, wooden houses are common.

This information aims to assist property owners with post-impact advice related to Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders that have been damaged or potentially damaged by fire.

Many dwellings have solar panels currently in their homes, caravans and off-grid wooden structures. In this article we endeavour to answer a few questions on how to deal with solar panels after a fire.

Fire suppressant retardants and gels are typically dropped from aircraft during fire-fighting operations to help slow the spread of a fire in many countries across the world. Because it can assist fire fighters in controlling and containing a fire, and help protect properties.

If you live in a bush fire-affected area your drinking water tank could have become contaminated from debris, ash, dead animals or aerial fire retardants.

It can be difficult to know how to help someone you love and care for when they have gone through a distressing or frightening event.

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