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Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning

Editor's Note: All blog entries are reviewed and edited for length and clarity by Network staff before approval for posting.

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  1. What the Silver Tsunami Means for FAC and Why You Need to Partner with Assisted Living Facilities

    BY: Allison Jolley

    There are no children on the list of dead from the Camp Fire. No teenagers or even young adults have been identified as victims of the disaster. The 46 named victims so far… Read More

  2. Seeking Fire Adaptation and Community Resilience Peers? Join FAC Net!

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel , Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network

    Our partners at FEMA Region 10 recently produced a podcast focused on the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network (FAC Net). If you’ve been wondering about FAC Net’s… Read More

  3. Leaving Paradise

    BY: Chief Michael D’Orazi, Ashland Fire & Rescue

    Last October, I was visiting my mother, brother (Rick), and sister-in-law (Joanne), in Paradise, California. My mother, at the age of 98, had transitioned out of her home and… Read More

  4. Florida, Prescribed Fire, the National Association of State Foresters, and Risk Mapping: Meet John Fish

    BY: Ronda Sutphen , John Fish

    Editor’s note: If you work in the realm of controlled burning, wildfire risk mapping, outreach or forestry, John Fish is someone you should meet. John is the fire chief of the… Read More

  5. Views of the Carr Fire: Journal Entries from Trinity County, California

    BY: Michelle Medley-Daniel, Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network, Watershed Research and Training Center

    July 20, 2018 I picked you up from the Redding airport on a cloudless Friday afternoon. You remarked on the hot wind. “They’re sculptures. Twisted limbs reaching… Read More

  6. Are You Partnering with Your Emergency Manager? Four Stories to Demonstrate Why You Should Be

    BY: Emily Troisi

    When we are talking about fire adapted communities, we are looking at before, during and after wildfire events, and emergency managers are crucial partners to engage at all of… Read More

  7. Firsthand Accounts: How to Prepare Your Community for a Wildfire Evacuation

    BY: Allison Jolley

    This Does Not Belong To You. Ask yourself As you stand there In the pale gray air Frozen to these four walls Feet turned to stone Decide! What is worth saving? Can you… Read More

  8. Getting Outreach Right, the NASF’s Priorities, and the Evolution of Wildfire Risk Mapping: An Interview with John Fish

    BY: Ronda Sutphen

    What are you and the Florida Forest Service doing to help communities live with wildfire? Wildfire is a reality in Florida. During an average fire year, we experience more… Read More

  9. Conducting Wildfire Evacuation Outreach? Project Wildfire Takes the Video Series Approach

    BY: Alison Green , Alison Green

    Deschutes County is familiar with wildfire evacuation. Typically there is at least one neighborhood on evacuation notice each year. Even with seasoned residents, the influx of… Read More