Article | Itrend: reduce the impact of forest fires with land management

By: Francisca Yunis Richter, based on the report “Special on Territorial Planning: Reduce the Impact of Forest Fires with Territory Management”, prepared by the Institute for Resilience to Disasters (Itrend), published on December 22, 2020.

Published on August 19, 2022

Wildfire control and combat strategies have advanced in recent years, to the point that Conaf estimates that they reduce the area burned by wildfires to less than a quarter. However, this type of disaster continues to occur, devastating thousands of hectares of native forest and scrub plantations. Therefore, from the academy, the public and private sectors are working on a new systemic approach. The objective is to generate resilient territories, capable of stopping and mitigating the effects of wildfires.

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