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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: Nearly 200 SoCal cities unprepared, experts say

27 Jun 2016, PE

Facing a variety of disaster risks, almost 200 Southern California cities depend too much on big government to protect them, which will lead to slower recovery time, say experts on disaster preparedness. In the next few weeks, the newly launched Socal Disaster Risk Reduction Initiative will focus on recommendations on how to make the region better prepared for a disaster.



Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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