Firefighting planes flying over Mount Carmel, fighting the big fire in 2010.

The villages of Beit Oren and Ein Hod were the worst hit by the fire, which destroyed an estimated 5 million trees in the Carmel nature reserve in the north of Israel. Some of the 15.000 residents who had been evacuated, found no place to go back to, their houses having been completely burned down. 44 people lost their lives in the fire.

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