Only two of Portugal Councils will manage to have cleared scrub from public land as well as ensuring that private landowners comply with the new scrub cleaning laws by the end of May deadline.
Of the 189 municipal areas at ‘high fire risk’ – according to the ICNF – only 13 Councils will have cleared their public land by the end of the month. Not one of these Councils is in the Algarve but Silves will be close.

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