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Wildfire - NFPA Journal, November/December 2020
Column: Our current approach to combatting wildfire isn't working. So why do we remain complacent in the face of failure?
Wildfire - NFPA Journal
Column: A New Online Tool to Evaluate Wildfire Risk
Understanding the Wildfire Threat to Homes online training | NFPA
Learn about the basics of how wildfires ignite homes and the actions that can be implemented to make homes safer in this 30-minute training.
NFPA Journal explores how we can collectively Outthink Wildfire™
The new Spring NFPA Journal is out and its feature article takes an in depth view on NFPA’s bold new strategy for ending the destruction of communities by wildfire in 30 years.  To Outthink Wildfire™, we can’t simply do what we’ve always done to address…
California 2020 State Legislative Session for Wildfire: Some Wins While Others Measures Left in a Holding Pattern
Unlike the state's rough wildfire season, the end of California's 2020 legislative session is clearly in sight. This year, lawmakers considered a number of bills on the state's wildfire challenge. Among these were two measures aimed at strengthening…
Mexico Suffocated by Wildfires
Mexico City experienced an environmental contingency on April 27, the second in less than a week as decreed by the Environmental Commission of the Metropolitan Area (CAME). Jorge Zavala, coordinator of the National Meteorological Service, explained…
Answering the wicked questions around wildfire
How can diverse disciplines make sense of the complex problem of wildfire? What are some ways that professionals in disaster resilience, land use planning, building design, construction, and insurance become involved in a national policy push to end the…
On the Road to Wildfire Resilience in Oregon; State Passes Comprehensive Wildfire Bill on July 1
Earlier this year, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released a report on the deadliest disaster of 2018—the Camp Fire that destroyed the town of Paradise, California. Eighty-one people died in that fire; 18,000 structures were…
Wildfire action policy #2 resource | NFPA
Policy #2 is current codes and standards, as well as sound land use practices, must be in use and enforced for new development and rebuilding in wildfire-prone areas.
Wildfire action policy #1 resource | NFPA
Policy #1 is to require all homes and businesses in the wildland/urban interface to be more resistant to ignition from wildfire embers and flames.
Wildfire action policy #4 resource | NFPA
Policy #4 is that government must increase resources for vegetative fuel management.
Wildfire - NFPA Journal, May/June 2020
Column: What wildfire advocates can learn from hurricane response
Wildfire - NFPA Journal
Column: Preparing for wildfire during a pandemic
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First Word - NFPA Journal
NFPA President Jim Pauley on the wildfire crisis
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