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Flashcards in Preperation / Prediction Deck (11):
1

Name 5 ways to prepare ?

Manage the vegetation

Manage built environment

Education

Community action

Insured

2

Name 3 ways to predict ?

Modelling

Warning systems

Look out towers

3

Managing vegetation

Controlled burning to get rid of dry litter - under control

Creating firebreaks to stop spread ( spotting may occur)

4

Manage the built environment

Increasing gap between houses and vegetation

Fire resistant materials - stone / brick

Fire extinguisher in homes

Sprinklers to went areas surrounding home to stop spread of fire

5

Education

In areas susceptible , make people away on how to predict / protect / prepare

Emergency kits

Public awareness

For LICs this is important

Smokey bear - USA

6

Community action

In Victoria 1983 47 dudes
“community fireguard”

Whose purpose was to assist people in developing own fire survival strategies.

Assisted most vulnerable fire prone areas.

Local warning systems/ buffer zones/ plans

7

Insured

HICs important to pay for damage but it’s expensive so many LICs

7% of kobe had insurance in 1995

8

Modelling

Studying ways in which fires behave with computers stimulations to predict fire behaviour.

Warning systems - satellites monitors

Look out towers

Air patrols

9

What do rural communities have ?

Volunteer firefighting teams

10

How is the new of wildfires spread

Social media

Stimulate help aid

11

What happens when the weather for a wildfire is favourable ?

Red flag warnings

Fire weather watch

People make fire breaks around homes