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Lesotho and Madagascar




New Zealand


The Philippines

South Africa

Sri Lanka


Ukraine and Belarus

A number of awareness-raising and information materials on wildfire risk reduction in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone were developed by the OSCE in co-operation with the REEFMC and the GFMC in the frame of the project Improving Radiological and Environmental Awareness in Territories Affected by the Chernobyl Accident in Belarus and Ukraine with a Focus on Wildfire Management


The Fire Safe Council fulfills its mission to preserve California’s natural and man-made resources by mobilizing all Californians to make their homes, neighborhoods and communities fire safe.

The FIREWISE website contains educational information for people who live or vacation in fire-prone areas of the United States. It was designed to acquaint the general public with the challenges of living with wildland fire.

A three-part whiteboard-style U.S. Forest Service video series describes cutting edge risk management tools developed by the Wildfire Risk Management Team, which works with national forests and other fire managers to plan ahead for fire season. The videos describe the history and future of humans’ relationship with fire, the use of both advanced modeling and local knowledge to manage fire risk, and new tools for spatial fire planning.

Integrated Resource Solutions utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to provide analytical support for public involvement and decision-making in natural resource agencies and the private sector (e.g., “Public Input for Fire and Fuels Management in the Southwest” and “Homeowners’ Wildfire Risk Perceptions, Attitudes and Risk Reduction Behaviors in the Wildland-Urban Interface”):

Smokey Bear Programme: With education and responsible practices, individuals can make a difference in the fight against unwanted wildfire, helping to preserve and protect our natural resources:

Report about suicides in the wildfire community:


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