Among the culprits in Greek fire response: lack of imagery

As locals examine the response of the Greek government to a rash of fires that devistated many rural forest homes, technology has been identified as a limitation. Two years ago the Prime Minister promised regular imagery would be gathered to insure forest development was not occuring. That didn’t happen. Firefighters note that a lack of imagery hindered responses, too.

- The Economist


Published Friday, August 31st, 2007

Written by Adena Schutzberg



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