Europe is facing a very intense wildfire season this summer, with greater number of fires and larger areas burnt compared to previous years.
Major fires have spread in Portugal and Spain, southern France, Slovenia, Italy, Greece, Czechia, and many other European countries.
In pictures, see how the EU is responding to forest fires across Europe, swiftly mobilising assistance to support those countries in need.
Story by Tim Gillmair, EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid operations.
Publication date: 29/07/2022