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Title: Greek Fires European Solidarity /
Language: English
Description: Video illustrating coordination of fire fighting assistance to Greece by other EU members during the 2007 fire season through the Civil Protection mechanism
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Title: Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Laboratorio di ecologia applicata / Laboratory of applied ecology
Language: English
Description: Research activities of the Laboratory of applied ecology comprise modeling, fire ecology, habitats and flora, plant ecology and animal ecology. The fire ecology field covers post-fire succession, fire statistical analysis, and fire fighting planning.
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Title: University of Lleida - Unit of Forest Fires (UL-UFF) / UL-UFF
Language: EnglishSpanish
Description: The mission of UL-UFF is to provide academic training for graduate and undergraduate students and conduct scientific research in the fields of wildland fire science, forest ecology, and forest management. UL-UFF offers a master degree in wildland fire management and is involved in the MSc of European Forestry.Furthermore, wildland fire software, photos and videos on prescribed burning and fire fighting can be found on the website.
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Title: Working on Fire / WoF
Language: English
Description: Working on Fire is a South African, government-funded, multi-partner organisation focused on Integrated Fire Management and veld and wild firefighting. Activities are performed in the fields of fire awareness, fire prevention, prescribed burning, resource sharing and co-ordination, fire detection, fire suppression, and fire damage rehabilitation at local, regional and national level. Working on Fire has achieved significant successes as a poverty alleviation programme by providing fire fighting training.
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Title: National Wildland Fire Training /
Language: English
Description: The National Wildland Fire Training’s mission is to simplify the training communications system with an objective of improving service to the customer and reduce duplication in training administrative services. The national training web site provides a central location for customers to find training course information from all geographic areas by enabling access to Local Area, Geographic Area, National, and other related Interagency Wildland Fire Training information in the USA.
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Title: National Wildfire Coordination Group's Training Working Team / NWCG Training Working Team
Language: English
Description: The National Wildfire Coordination Group's (NWCG) Training Working Team (TWT) manages the NWCG training curricula program; recommends for approval the Wildland Fire curriculum; and provides guidance to other teams on the development process and standards. Its mission is to develop relevant NWCG training in a cost-effective manner to meet the needs of the wildland fire community. Information on courses and online training are provided, and training material can be ordered.
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Title: Wildfire Specialists Inc. /
Language: English
Description: Wildfire is an accredited company recognized by the Ministry of Natural Resources that provides fire fighting training as well as trained and experienced firefighters and over head for various Wildland Fire configurations for contracting throughout Canada and world-wide. Staff qualified and experienced in areas such as prescribed burn planning, prescribed burn implementation, ecological burning, slash reduction, and burn out operations is also offered. Forest fire fighting equipment is available for lease or rent.
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Title: Wildland Fire Operations Research Group (WFORG) / WFORG)
Language: English
Description: The Wildland Fire Operations Research Group (WFORG) was established in January 2001 in Hinton, Alberta. The WFORG's mission is to work on wildfire operations research, which includes evaluating fire equipment and protective clothing, reviewing and refining fire management systems and addressing current operational issues that have been identified by fire management practitioners within the forest industry. Research outputs are intended to benefit firefighters, fire managers, equipment manufacturers and service agencies.
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Title: Living with fire /
Language: English
Description: Living with Fire is an educational game that puts you in the place of a fire manager, based on research and tools developed for real-world fire management. The player is required to make decisions on how to manage the forest, whether to include controlled burning, the effects of your actions and how to tackle fire if it arises. At each stage you can read the comments of professionals and concerned citizens, and read about the consequences of each decision made.
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