Reaching beyond our borders with wildland fire safety messages

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Oct 29, 2011

Increased global population and developement is resulting in communities around the world being impacted by the threat of wildfire. Last year alone, the international community saw unprecedented catastrophic wildfires in Russia, Israel, and Tibet. In today's session at NFPA's Backyards & Beyond conference in Denver, panel members (from left) Kelly Johnston of Partners in Protection, Val Charlton of Firewise South Africa, Sean Tracey, NFPA Regional Office in Canada, and Molly Mowrey, NFPA Firewise Communities Program, talked about international outreach efforts and strategies for global wildland urban interface communities.