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Competent authorities with proficient experts should be in place to foresee conceivable complications and anticipate possible resolutions.

The wildfire of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in May, 2016 which destroyed more than 2400 homes and buildings, becoming the costliest disaster in Canadian history, is a catastrophic practical example of neglect, lack of farsightedness and forewarning. Of the same order was the toxic tire dump fire at Sesena, Madrid (Spain) which forced a mass evacuation, which testified lack of responsibility and foresight.

Before doing thoughtless and reckless things, it is necessary to work out a good strategy. If we don't want everything to be a waste of time and energy, an agenda has to be well prepared and carried out with consideration.

If we take action without the right approach, the results may become very negative and the consequences counter-productive. When action is guided by passion and not by reason and insight, the outcome will be destructive.

Some may think it is sufficient to extinguish the fire with somewhat water, when a sizzling, red-hot situation arises.

Through lack of vision or bad judgment, the problem cannot be solved, as the issue is a structural or systemic one. The fire brigade, somewhat water or a little pee will not clear the situation.

If the authority is not able to fulfill its mission, interventions of adequate whistle-blowers must come into force.

If the authority is not able to fulfill its mission, interventions of adequate whistle-blowers must come into force

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