Topic: House fire

AURAN report on tracking fire risk in informal settlement

Report from a workshop on scaling up urban and community resilience held by the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) in March 2014. The workshop brought together practitioners from American Red Cross chapters and national and internation programs as wells colleagues from the IFRC and Red Cross Glboal First Aid Centre. GDPC, 2013

Fire Safety for Wheelchair Users at Work and at Home

By understanding their special evacuation needs, people with mobility impairments and first responders can improve their chances of evacuating their workplace or home safely. This brochure will emphasize the evacuation protocol for wheelchair users from these two areas.  United Spinal Association. Online version of guide http://www.unitedspinal.org/pdf/WheelchairFireSafety.pdf

AURAN report on tracking fire risk in informal settlement

This is a report of the African Urban Risk Analysis Network (AURAN) project implemented by the  University of Cape Town Disaster Mitigation for Sustainable Livelihoods Programme (DiMP) to strengthen efforts to mitigate informal settlement fires, which are an increasing priority risk in the City of Cape Town. The project specifically aimed at strengthening understanding of the drivers of risk …

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