Innovative technologies
& socio-ecological-economic solutions for fire resilient territories in Europe

Extreme wildfire events beyond any control are becoming a major environmental economic and social threat across the world.

FIRE-RES will develop an integrated fire management strategy to efficiently and effectively address extreme wildfire events in Europe.

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FIRE-RES is built around the concept of Integrated Fire Management. This is a planning and operational approach that includes social, economic, cultural and ecological dimensions. Its objective is to minimize the damage caused by wildfires and maximize its benefits.

To do this, FIRE-RES includes 4 main pillars.


FIRE-RES adopts the Integrated Fire Management Approach.

This wildfire risk reduction strategy exploits synergies between fire prevention-preparedness, detection-response and restoration-adaptation in a holistic manner, assuming the interconnectedness of these 3 phases.

Prevention & Preparedness

Educate the public to take precautions to prevent and to be ready in case of potentially harmful fires

Adaptation & Restoration

Rehabilitate and restore areas impacted by extreme wildfires

Detection & Response

Anticipate and mitigate the impacts of extreme wildfire events



Eyes on FIRE-RES 👀Our Geo-Catch app was featured in the #GreenDeal resources: everyone can gather data to prevent ...wildfires by taking pictures of vegetation in forests 🌲 Experts will check it to classify fuel types. Download, spread the word & contribute to protecting forests!

How can art and science contribute to overcoming grief? The community of Santa Comba Dão mapped the aftermaths of the ...2017 extreme wildfire - an artistic experimentation led by the LAMENT project, @ceabaetaneves & @colabforestwise Read about their journey🔗

FIRE-RES agenda 📅@IEFCPlantForest will present our project on 20-21 March in the atelier "What perspectives for risk... prevention in the context of climate change?"🔥by @AgroParisTech to open up short and long-term perspectives to improve wildfire prevention. Don't miss it!

What’s up in the Living Labs? 🌍Prescribed burnings are lit in the Catalonia LL with many purposes:
▪️ Monitor ...the fire behavior with @ctforestal;
▪️ Trial wearable sensors to track the impact of #wildfire smoke exposure with @CSIC;
▪️ Testing ground for the new @bomberscat 👩‍🚒

Food for thought💭 @AnnaDeparnay's final statement at #eaDebate highlighted the #WildfirePrevention benefits that the... new EU Framework for Forest Monitoring would allow🌲 In October, we discussed in a policy event how to make the EU more fire-resilient🔗

Save the date 📅Are you a researcher who wants to understand #firstresponders needs?
@IFAFRI1 gathered 10 capability... gaps faced by first responders worldwide. Discover the Gap #2: "Real-time detection, monitoring, and analysis of threats and hazards"
When?⏰Feb 22, 08:00 CET

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