Portugal’s worst fires in history – two years on.

In 2017, more than a hundred people died in wild fires in Portugal. It was the country’s worst death toll from fires since records began, and had the government rethink its strategy when it came to firefighting itself and preventive policies, and has led to the setting up of “safe villages”.

But are the new strategies really making things safer on the ground? My report from Portugal broadcast on BBC World Service radio.

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