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Title

Wildfire, COVID-19, and enterprise risk management in the Forest Service
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Matthew P. Thompson; Donald G. MacGregor; David E. Calkin; Joel O. Iverson
Publication Year: 2022

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Keyword(s):
  • COVID-19
  • ERM - enterprise risk management
  • pandemics
  • wildfire
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Record Last Modified: January 21, 2023
FRAMES Record Number: 67356

Description

The COVID-19 global pandemic created dramatic change in nearly every facet of life, including how the Forest Service worked to fulfill its mission despite facing multiple unknowns fraught with risks. Preparing for and responding to wildland fire while reducing the likelihood that wildland fire responders would be exposed to COVID-19 created an unprecedented challenge.

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Citation:
Thompson, Matthew P.; MacGregor, Donald G.; Calkin, David E.; Iverson, Joel O. 2022. Wildfire, COVID-19, and enterprise risk management in the Forest Service. Fire Management Today 80(1):37-40.