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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: Firewise /
Language: EnglishSpanish
Description: The national Firewise Communities program is a multi-agency effort involving homeowners, community leaders, planners, and others to protect people, property, and natural resources from the risk of wildland fire before a fire starts. The Firewise Communities approach emphasizes community responsibility for planning in the design of a safe community as well as effective emergency response, and individual responsibility for safer home construction and maintenance. The website contains a variety of interactive modules, community stories, publications, a library, network, learning center etc. People who live or go on vacation in fireprone areas of North America are informed how to become a firewise individual and get acquainted with the challenges of living in the wildland-urban-interface.
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Title: Partners in Protection /
Language: EnglishFrench
Description: Partners in Protection is a multi-disciplinary partnership committed to raising awareness, providing information, and developing forums with a view to encouraging proactive, community-based initiatives. The principal objective is to reduce risk of fire losses and enhance safety in the wildland-urban interface. Partners in Protection is an Alberta-based coalition of professionals representing national, provincial, and municipal associations and government agencies responsible for emergency services, land-use planning, and forest/park management and research. The website provides practical tools for building FireSmart communities.
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Title: Florida Center for Wildfire and Forest Resources Management Training (FCW&FRMT) / FCW&FRMT
Language: English
Description: The Florida Center for Wildfire and Forest Resources Management Training (FCW&FRMT) provides needed training to the public and private sector in forest resource management, prescribed fire, and wildfire management. The Florida Wildland Fire Training focuses heavily on wildland/urban interface issues and tactics.
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Title: D5.2-2 Guide for end-users to characterize and to map wildland urban interfaces /
Language: English
Description: The objective of this guide is to propose methodologies to characterize and map wildland urban interfaces.
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Title: D5.2-4 Method to assess damage on vegetation /
Language: English
Description: Methods for damage assessment on vegetation are focused on the use of remotely sensed data for mapping burned areas, the type of fire and fire severity. The following parts will discuss the main methods developed for those specific assessments.
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Title: D5.2-1 METHOD TO CHARACTERIZE AND TO MAP WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE /
Language: English
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Title: D5.2-1 Method to Characterize and to Map Wildland Urban Interface. Part1- State of the art on the methods to characterize and to map wildland urban interfaces /
Language: English
Description: D5.2-1 part 1 provides an overview of the methods to characterize and to map wildland urban interfaces.
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Title: D5.2-3 Development of a field survey “post fire assessment protocol” /
Language: English
Description: This document which acts as a protocol to be used in post-fire damage assessment consists of the following parts: a one-page field-survey template form, detailed description of the template, and, instructions on how to fill in the template. The protocol is based, mainly, on the works of González-Alonso (2004), Ruiz Gallardo (2004) and Key & Benson (2004) and focuses on assessing fire damage on vegetation at the landscape level. The proposed template can be used to record fire severity both qualitatively and quantitatively, and, is compatible to be used with remotely sensed satellite imagery.
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Title: D5.2-1 Method to characterize and to map wildland urban interface. Part 2- Methods developed in France, Spain and Greece. Application of the different methods to characterize and to map wildland urban interfaces in Sardinia /
Language: English
Description: D5.2-1 part 2 describes methods developed in France, Spain and Greece to characterize and map the wildland urban interface. The three methods were then used to characterize and map the wildland urban interface in Sardinia.
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Title: D5.2-5 Literature review and synopsis of the methodologies to estimate vulnerability /
Language: English
Description: A literature review and synopsis of the methodologies to estimate vulnerability. The main sections of the report are: Vulnerability as a wildfire risk component; Vulnerability assessment (including - Population vulnerability, Structural vulnerability, Vulnerability of the environmental values, Soil vulnerability, Vulnerability index).
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