Forest fires preventive measures in Qadisha Valley

Forest fires preventive measures in Qadisha Valley

 

Objective:

helps to preserve Qadisha valley for future generations

 

Achievements:

  • Selection of group of volunteers from the local communities targeted.
  • Conducting one intensive training course for the volunteers.
  • Purchase of fire equipment to be used in combating forest fires
  • map the valley and determine the fire threat category appropriate for each area based on a set of criteria

 

Duration: 2010-2011

Partners: Bcharre Municipal Federation

Funding Agency: UNESCO