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Lack of evidence-based knowledge regarding evacuation due to fire behavior in Wildland Urban Interface areas

Capability Gap Lack of evidence-based knowledge regarding evacuation due to fire behavior in Wildland Urban Interface areas Difficulties in evacuating a large number of people in a small amount of time, in an attempt to prevent people from getting trapped, while trying to escape   Formal guidelines and evacuation plans do not exist for WUI settlements. Evacuation instructions …

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Not all stakeholders share the same operational picture. Lack of interoperable systems and real-time situational awareness in firefighting

Capability Gap Lack of interoperable systems and real-time situational awareness in firefighting Not All Stakeholders Share The Same Operational Picture. Lack of communication, cooperation and information-sharing culture between different authorities No interoperability of systems across organisations. Plans are shared among agencies but not integrated in a common platform. Missing culture, training and infrastructure to share Common Operational Picture (COP) during the incident …

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Inadequate perception of fire risk and lack of risk awareness in Wildland Urban Interface areas

Capability Gap [4.CGF.1] Inadequate perception of fire risk and lack of risk awareness in Wildland Urban Interface areas​ Background Lack of security culture: wildfire risk prevention isn’t integrated in the mindset and lifestyle of the citizens living in the WUI areas. Neither perception nor ownership of fire risk: most citizens remain inactive even if they …

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