Communities in wildfire prone areas are learning what it takes to be fully prepared for wildland fire. A Fire Adapted Community incorporates people, buildings, businesses, infrastructure, cultural resources, and natural areas into the effort to prepare for the effects of wildland fire. This website offers information and specific actions you can take, no matter what your role, to reduce your risk to the next wildfire. Do your part to protect your community today!

The 411 on Fire Adapted Communities

  • National disaster resilience competition launched

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation, is providing significant resources and support to communities to help them become more resilient. The National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) is a two-phase process that will competitively award nearly $1 billion in HUD Disaster Recovery...




  • New wildfire mitigation awards announced

    The National Association of State Foresters (NASF), the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are pleased to invite nominations of candidates for the 2015 Wildfire Mitigation Awards. It was great to hear these new awards formally announced at the NASF Annual Conference, occurning...




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