International Wildfire Preparedness Mechanism (IWPM)

Tools of the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC) for advising / supporting nations and the United Nations in Capacity Building in Landscape Fire Management and Wildfire Disaster Risk Reduction


The GFMC offers a number of tools that may either be used directly online or be requested for implementation by interested parties. Some tools will require finances for implementation (Last Update: 26 March 2016):

  • Overview of tools (PDF)
  • GFMC Tool 1 – Global Wildland Fire Information System
  • GFMC Tool 2 – Regional Wildland Fire Networks under the aegis of the Global Wildland Fire Network
  • GFMC Tool 3 – International and regional advisory bodies / services for fire management
  • GFMC Tool 4 – Global Wildland Fire Early Warning System and global portal for national and regional wildland fire early warning
  • GFMC Tool 5 – International support tools / services for wildfire emergency response
  • GFMC Tool 6 – Establishment and services of Regional Fire Management Resource Centers
  • GFMC Tool 7 – National Round Tables on Fire Management
  • GFMC Tool 8 – Systematic application of outreach work in participatory (community-based) fire management
  • GFMC Tool 9 – Capacity building in the application of principles of integrated fire management in biodiversity management, nature conservation and protected areas management

National Consultation on Fire Management: Ukraine, April 2014

Regional Consultation of the OSCE addressing Disaster Risk Reduction:Czech Republic, September 2014