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2 The Portugal News • 18 Aug 2018                                   News


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      ANGLOPRESS Edições e Publicidade, Lda  Members of the government including Portugal’s president have been in
      Copyright ©2005 Anglo Press Lda.  the Algarve to survey the damage caused by last week’s massive
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                                    assess what support measures need to be brought in to aid recovery.
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      publisher@theportugalnews.com        he European Forest Fire          N N N N N         “At the moment, several
      Madeline Luckman                     Information System                                 technicians are assisting farmers
      copy@theportugalnews.com             estimates that the           CARRIE-MARIE          in completing loss statements”, a
                                    Twildfire which tore                                      note from the Ministry explained,
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      CONTACTSACTS                  through the southern Algarve          BRATLEY             though stressed that these
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      Postal Address:               region last week burned around Government assesses fire   statements “are not a formal
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                                                                 Government assesses fire
                                                                 Government assesses fire
                                                                 Government assesses fire
                                                                 Government assesses fire
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                                    28,000 hectares of land.     damage                       application for any support that
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                                                                 damage
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      Rua Município de S. Domingo   was extinguished seven days  meanwhile travelled to the   the current procedure “does not
      Urb.Lagoa Sol • Lote 3 r/c    later, having been bravely and  Algarve to survey the damage  dispense with the subsequent
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                                    tirelessly battled by thousands  caused by the fire.      submission of a formal
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                                    The fire began in Monchique and  that, through the Algarve  The Government has also
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                                    spread to the neighbouring   Regional Directorate of      indicated that it is already
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      Accounts:  +351 282 343 653   counties of Silves and Portimão,  Agriculture and Fisheries (DRAP  working on the application
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                                    injuring 41 people, one of whom,  Algarve), it has, since last Friday,  process for support measures,
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                                    an elderly woman, remains in a  been “taking count of agricultural  “since it wants to start the process
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      General:   +351 282 341 100   serious condition in a Lisbon  and livestock losses on farms”  as soon as possible”.
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                                                                                              Rebelo de Sousa was among
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                                    The milder temperatures experienced across the country
                                    The milder temperatures experienced across the country
                                    The milder temperatures experienced across the country
                                    The milder temperatures experienced across the country    hugs, there was little call for
                                    The milder temperatures experienced across the country
      Member of  apct               last week will this weekend give way to highs that will   consolation during the
                                    last week will this weekend give way to highs that will
                                    last week will this weekend give way to highs that will
                                    last week will this weekend give way to highs that will
      audited circulation           last week will this weekend give way to highs that will
                                    once again climb beyond 35 degrees Celsius. The           President’s weekend walkabout
                                    once again climb beyond 35 degrees Celsius. The
                                    once again climb beyond 35 degrees Celsius. The
                                    once again climb beyond 35 degrees Celsius. The
                                    once again climb beyond 35 degrees Celsius. The
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                                    traditional windy conditions found toward the end of
                                    traditional windy conditions found toward the end of
                                    traditional windy conditions found toward the end of
                                    traditional windy conditions found toward the end of
      Publisher:
      Publisher:  Paul Luckman      traditional windy conditions found toward the end of      a barrage of confrontational
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                                                                                                                           A disgruntled Monchique local points an
                                                                                                                           A disgruntled Monchique local points an
                                                                                                                           A disgruntled Monchique local points an
                                                                                                                           A disgruntled Monchique local points an
      publisher@theportugalnews.com  August will be non-existent, as evenings promise to gain a  criticism and calls for   A disgruntled Monchique local points an
                                    August will be non-existent, as evenings promise to gain a
                                    August will be non-existent, as evenings promise to gain a
                                    August will be non-existent, as evenings promise to gain a
                                    August will be non-existent, as evenings promise to gain a
                                                                                                                           to Monchique, accompanied by Home Af
                                                                                                                           to Monchique, accompanied by Home Af
                                                                                                                           to Monchique, accompanied by Home Af
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                                    tropical feel in the coming days.
                                    tropical feel in the coming days.
                                    tropical feel in the coming days.
                                    tropical feel in the coming days.
      Editor:
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      Editor: Brendan de Beer
      Editor:                       tropical feel in the coming days.                         accountability over how the
      newsdesk@theportugalnews.com                                                            response to the fire was     admit defeat, underlined by
                                     Lisbon:                     More significantly, evenings are  managed.                everything that failed, from
                                      Lisbon: While the capital has
                                     Lisbon:
                                     Lisbon:
                                      Lisbon:
      Photos:                       not seen highs breach the 30-  set to be hot and humid, with  He was accompanied for much  planning to combat.
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      SALES MANAGER                 degree barrier for the past ten  thermometers not falling below  of his whirlwind visit by Home  Nonetheless, the President
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      Sónia Seixas                  days, thermometers will climb up  25 degrees on a number of  Affairs Minister Eduardo Cabrita,  maintained his characteristic
      sales@theportugalnews.com     to 37 degrees Celsius by Sunday,  nights in the coming week.  who at times appeared distinctly  serene demeanour throughout
                                                                   The North:
                                                                   The North:
                                                                   The North:  Northern
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                                    before gradually dropping      The North:                 uncomfortable with the fire  his Algarve trip, and also visited
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      ACCOUNTS MANAGER              towards 30 in the ensuing days.  Portugal’s coastal areas can also  victims’ challenges.  the Silves Medieval Festival,
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      Gaby Rodrigues                 The South:                  look forward to a summery    After the fire was extinguished,  areas affected by the wildfire in
                                     The South:
                                     The South:
                                      The South:  Southern
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                                    Portugal will record maximum  weekend, see highs might fall to  even Monchique Mayor Rui  Silves, and held meetings with
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      FIND US ON:                   temperatures of around 35    as low as 23 degrees Celsius by  André said there was no reason  the region’s main anti-oil
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      Facebook, Twitter and Kiss FM  degrees Celsius this weekend.  the end of next week.     to celebrate victory, but rather  movements.
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