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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

 Aerial view of Tacloban after Typhoon Haiyan by DFID https://www.flickr.com/photos/dfid/11043346434 CC BY 2.0

Climate change will widen the social and health gap

14 Aug 2014, Conversation Media Group, the

Poorer households are usually at higher direct health risk due to weaker structures, less safe locations and building sites, and the weaker resilience of infrastructure in poorer cities and towns to withstand damage. The best way to address the unequal effects of climate change is address the causes of climate change and inequality...


Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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