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Forest Fires

     The Commission is dealing with the following topics:                     

  • Lessons learned, exchange of experience: with emphasis on practical exchange and passing information to fire-fighting organizations and fire-fighters
  • Standardization of tactiques, equipment, procedures in wildland fires
  • Organization and participation on conferences (international, exchange experiences and knowledge with other actors)
  • Simulation and ICT, new technologies (robots, drones, cameras, command and coordination centers, aerial means, GPS, GIS....)
  • Education and training (best practice, school, college)
  • Promotion and public relations (senzibilization of citizens)
  • EU- and international projects (finding partners, ideas)
  • Experiences with UN, Global Monitoring Center...

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