Wildfires: Assistance Programs and Management


Joel M. Nelson (Editor)

Series: Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
BISAC: NAT023000

Wildfires in the western United States are burning hotter, more frequently, and causing an increasing and unprecedented amount of damage and destruction to the natural and built environment. Chapter 1 looks at existing federal assistance programs—including several at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)—for state, local, tribal, and territorial governments and individual survivors impacted by wildfire. Chapter 2 examines wildfire management in the midst of the COVID–19 pandemic.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Are FEMA’s Assistance Programs Adequately Designed to Assist Communities Before, During, and After Wildfire?
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Chapter 2. Wildfire Management in the Midst of the COVID–19 Pandemic
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


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