Wildfires and Floods: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Wildfires and Floods: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Natural Disasters

Aluviões and Fires

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Water and fire. Two elements that can cause natural harms to Madeira’s environment. In this video, Raimundo Quintal, a geographer committed to the natural preservation of Madeira, explains what “aluviões” (floods) are, while Miguel Sequeira, a biologist and the former Director of the Institute of forests and Nature Conservation, clarifies the connection between aluviões and wildfires in Funchal, the capital of the archipelago.