Document


Title

NWCG Standards for Mitigation in the Wildland Urban Interface
Document Type: Guide / Handbook / Manual / Protocol
Author(s): National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG)
Publication Year: 2023

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • best practices
  • community fire adaptation
  • pre-wildfire mitigation
  • risk reduction
  • structure survivability
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Record Last Modified: July 25, 2023
FRAMES Record Number: 68440

Description

The NWCG Standards for Mitigation in the Wildland Urban Interface establishes the standards for understanding and implementation of concepts, issues, and best practices to increase community fire adaptation. This publication is designed to:

  • Support common understanding.
  • Encourage use of consistent and proven local risk reduction efforts.
  • Increase awareness and implementation of mitigation best practices, techniques, tactics, and strategies.
  • Improve community and structure survivability as the result of pre-wildfire mitigation actions.
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Citation:
National Wildfire Coordinating Group. 2023. NWCG Standards for Mitigation in the Wildland Urban Interface. PMS 052. Boise, ID: National Wildfire Coordinating Group. 19 p.