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11 wildfires destroy 408 dunums of land in 2017
11 wildfires destroy 408 dunums of land in 2017
AMMAN — A total of 408 dunums of forest have been destroyed in 11 wildfires across the country since the start of the year, according to a government official, who added that the number of wildfires was expected to drop this year. The number of wildfires is declining every year, Ministry of Agriculture Spokesperson Nimer Haddadin said on Tuesday, attributing the decline to “a stricter monitoring of forests and improved prevention and fire extinguishing methods”. “In 2015, the ministry registered a total of 50 wildfires ... More Details
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