Public Health Practices

Wallow Fire - USDA

Multi-layered communications strategy protects residents in the path of Arizona wildfire

During the 2011 Wallow fire, Apache County Public Health District in Arizona used a significant volunteer force to keep residents informed about the fire's progress and the need to evacuate.

Online mapping site allows residents to search and prepare for local natural hazards

The "My Hazards" Web site empowers California residents to search and plan for natural hazards specific to their locality.

Farmworker preparedness during San Diego wildfires

A California coalition integrated community health workers into Incident Command Structure to help prepare farmworkers for wildfires.