Managing Escalating Wildfires

Managing Escalating Wildfires

Project Details
Organisation(s) involved: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Working on Fire and the Special Climate Change Fund – GEF.
Project Objective/ Description: This project is in place to develop and implement integrated disaster risk management strategies to address climate change-induced fire hazards. The Project aims to play a catalytic role in bringing about a paradigm shift from conventional wildfire management approaches that are focused on reactive fire fighting, to a more proactive Integrated Fire Management (IFM) approach.
Location: Western Cape and parts of the Southern Cape, including Baviaanskloof and Tsitsikamma
Contact: Chandra Fick, Chandra.fick@wofire.co.za