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Topic: Evacuation outreach/planning

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  1. Who’s Missing? Thinking about Wildfire Resilience through an Equity and Inclusion Lens

    BY: Wendy Fulks, Maria Estrada

    Imagine being caught in the path of a fast-moving wildfire, unfamiliar with the area and without enough language proficiency to understand the first responders. You see a few… Read More

  2. Evacuation Planning — What Does It Take to Get a Community Started?

    BY: Dovetail Partners, Inc

    Does every community need an evacuation plan? What does it take for a community to ask this question? Must there be a fire, a flood or some other disaster to trigger action?… Read More

  3. Cross Boundary Fire Adaptation: Tahoe Basin Field Exchange

    BY: Forest Schafer , Allison Jolley

    The Lake Tahoe Basin (basin), the location of the Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network’s 2017 annual workshop, is the epitome of a multi-jurisdictional landscape. At… Read More

  4. Fire Adaptation Strategies from Across the Nation: My Travels in 2016

    BY: Rob Galbraith

    Since 2014, USAA has partnered with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to offer a discount on homeowners insurance for our members who live in a recognized… Read More

  5. Preparing First Responders and Residents for Wildfire in North Georgia

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    Here in north Georgia, wildfire danger is usually highest in October and November due to low humidity and leaf fall. This is also the time that many of our part-time residents… Read More

  6. Completing the (Fire) Cycle of Information Sharing

    BY: Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization

    Written By: Pablo Beimler, Community Outreach Coordinator, Hawai‘i Wildfire Management Organization Living in the most remote island chain in the world with over 2,500… Read More

  7. Mock Fire Camp in Island Park Attracts Residents

    BY: Liz Davy

    For the last three years Island Park Sustainable Fire Community has hosted Wildfire Awareness Days. We pick the busiest week in the summer in hopes of reaching full-time and… Read More

  8. Enhancing Wildfire Adaptation Through Increased Spatial and Situational Awareness

    BY: Jerry McAdams

    The last year has been an exciting time to explore and develop new spatial tools in Ada County, Idaho. We have worked with a wide variety of collaborators, and discovered new… Read More

  9. It’s Time for FAC Practitioners to Get Involved in Policy Education

    BY: Jonathan Bruno

    Recently the Coalition for the Upper South Platte had the opportunity to help lead the Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition’s (RVCC) Fire Adapted Communities working… Read More

  10. Moving from Firewise to FAC in North Georgia

    BY: Frank Riley Jr.

    Towns County is the smallest county in Georgia with about 10,500 full-time residents and twice that during the summer months. People retire up here from Florida or Atlanta or… Read More