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
4 Mar 2014, West Australian, the
The report says 'Adaptation is required.' Neville Nicholls, a professor at the School of Geography & Environmental Science at Monash University, said that Australia was already working to deal with climate change on a practical level. 'And governments, fire services, and bureaucrats have worked to improve the way we prepare for and deal with bushfires; this is an effective climate change adaptation, even if it was not done specifically in response to the climate-driven increased risk.'...
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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