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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

United States: Mitigating the risk of wildfires in the wildland-urban interface

18 May 2016, White House, United States of America - gov

The White House, in collaboration with the Departments of Interior, Agriculture, and Homeland Security,hosted a roundtable to discuss wildfire mitigation and firefighter safety, and to identify further policy actions needed to enhance community resilience within the wildland-urban interface.



Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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