Tag Archives: IAFC

FEMA Releases “Improving Public Messaging for Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place”

How do warning messages, information sources and channels affect the message receiver’s beliefs and behaviors?     International Association of Fire Chiefs FEMA released “Improving Public Messaging for Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place” The report includes research findings and recommendations emergency managers ...

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IAFC: Helicopter Resource Survey

Your assistance is needed     International Association of Fire Chiefs The IAFC is conducting a survey to locate, map, and define the Aerial Helicopter Firefighting Capabilities around the world. This data will be used to help show the capabilities ...

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IAFC: Wildland Fire Policy Committee Seeks Feedback

Deadline is November 10     International Association of Fire Chiefs The IAFC’s Wildland Fire Policy Committee is conducting this survey to provide feedback that will help fire departments and Incident Management Teams (IMT) improve wildland response and decrease communicable ...

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IAFC Request for Proposal: America Burning Wildland Urban Interface Researcher/Writer

Help Wanted     International Association of Fire Chiefs The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has been awarded funding to manage the America Burning WUI project through the United States Fire Administration (USFA) and cooperators. Over the past twelve ...

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IAFC: Wildland Fire Highlighted in Congressional Briefing

Briefing highlighted a number of fire and emergency service needs     Evan Davis, International Association of Fire Chiefs Large and devastating wildland fires are occurring across the United States as the summer continues. Late summer always is a difficult ...

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