Cyprus sees an average of 162 forest fires each year that burn an around of 2,500 hectares, a news conference heard on Monday, as authorities launched a public awareness campaign.
The head of the forest department, Charalambos Alexandrou, said forest protection would only succeed if the public was aware and cooperates with the authorities.
“Forest protection is a difficult and painful feat,” Alexandrou said.
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