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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: Núcleo de Investigação Científica de Incêndios Florestais (NICIF) / Centre for Forest Fires Scientific Research [Portugal]
Language: EnglishPortuguese
Description: NICIF is a Scientific Unit of the University of Coimbra, and carries out research related to the prevention of and the effects of forest fires. The objectives of NICIF include: investigation of forest fires; education of the public (and particularly young people) concerning the importance of the forest, especially with regard to preservation of forests and the prevention of forest fires.
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Title: Prevenció d'incendis forestals / Forest Fire Prevention
Language: EnglishSpanish
Description: Information about forest fire prevention in Catalonia. The information is grouped under various headings including: Rural Agencies; Forest defence agencies; Fire risk map; Fire statistics; Authorization to ignite fires; Fire prevention legislation; Campaigns; High fire risk municipalities; System of evaluation of fire risk; Maps.
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Title: Défense des Forêts Contre l'Incendie (DFCI Aquitaine) /
Language: EnglishFrenchSpanish
Description: DFCI Aquitaine is an association pursuant to the French 1901 law that works to reduce the risk of forest fires in the Landes de Gascogne forest in southern France. It coordinates efforts in Landes, Gironde, Dordogne and Lot-et-Garonne.
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Title: Osservatorio Incendi Boschivi / Forest Fire Observatory
Language: EnglishItalian
Description: The aim of the Forest Fire Observatory is to increase the awareness of and improve knowledge in forest fires by collecting and communicating information on the causes, consequences, prevention and management of forest fire. In order to support environmental protection, the analysis of the national environmental legislation and the evaluation of its application are priority interests of the Observatory. It is also intended to offer the most up-to-date information on forest fires by functioning as a communication point for the topic. The website contains a database reporting national forest fire legislation, forest fire data and documents, and information on the Italian vegetation. The Observatory also collaborates with educational activities.
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