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Wild Fire

An unplanned, unwanted wildland fire including unauthorized human-caused fires, escaped wildland fire use events, escaped prescribed fire projects, and all other wildland fires where the objective is to put the fire out. source: GFMC

Australia: Researchers investigate the impacts of bushfires on the Blue Mountains LGBTI community

29 Sep 2014, Univ of Sydney

'We want to encourage practices that reduce vulnerability and increase resilience among marginalised groups. Understanding the experiences of people in a location like the Blue Mountains, where there is a significant LGBTI community, will help us do that,' says Dr Gorman-Murray...


Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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