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Lebanon unprepared for ‘very bad’ wildfire season

File - A civil defense worker tries to extinguish a fire in Burj Hamoud, Friday, April 27, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)

This article was amended on Friday, July 12 2019

This article has been updated to correct the type of trees Mitri said had been caught in a wildfire this year. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 12, 2019, on page 3.




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