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FAO and (Regional) Fire Management Pieter van Lierop
Content <ul><li>Roles of FAO in Fire Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate a strategy for international cooperation ...
Role of FAO: international strategy <ul><li>FAO Ministerial Meeting on Forests + Committee  </li></ul><ul><li>on Forestry ...
Role of FAO: international strategy Strategy to Enhance International Cooperation  in Fire Management Fire Management Volu...
Role of FAO: guidelines <ul><li>For : land use policy makers,  planners, managers,private, Ngo’s etc </li></ul><ul><li>App...
Integrated Fire Management <ul><li>All vegetation fires : rangeland and forests, woodlands, grasslands, bushlands, scrubla...
Role of FAO: international strategy/ Action Alliance <ul><li>Objectives : </li></ul><ul><li>review and update the Fire Man...
Role of FAO: Capacity building <ul><li>National projects: training fire brigades, legal frameworks (incl. assignments of r...
Role of FAO: global access to data and information <ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Assessment </li></ul>...
International Agreements  template: <ul><li>Parties to the agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Definitio...
International Agreements  template: <ul><li>7. Operating plans/operational guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>8. Border crossing...
MODIS Fires Monitoring in FAO John Latham Antonio Martucci
The need for fire information <ul><li>Timely information is needed to manage fire effectively and protect property and nat...
<ul><li>GFIMS integrates remote sensing and GIS technologies to deliver MODIS hotspot/fire locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Mo...
<ul><li>GFIMS delivers hotspot/fire information and data through:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email messages (Global Fire Email...
<ul><li>Open source products: </li></ul><ul><li>Web Fire Mapper:  Rapid display and querying of new and archived MODIS act...
Fire Statistics Nepal (active fires) <ul><li>Fire statistics and maps at national extent are periodically updated based on...
Aggregated Land Cover (2007) from the GLCN-Regional Harmonization Programme: http://www.glcn.org/activities/rhap_en.jsp Ac...
Main information resources <ul><li>FAO GFISM home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.fao.org/nr/gfims / </li></ul></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. FAO and (Regional) Fire Management Pieter van Lierop
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>Roles of FAO in Fire Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate a strategy for international cooperation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capacity building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate global access to information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Relevant elements for regional cooperation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Agreements template </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Fire Information System </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Role of FAO: international strategy <ul><li>FAO Ministerial Meeting on Forests + Committee </li></ul><ul><li>on Forestry (2005) called upon FAO, UNISDR and other partners to develop: </li></ul><ul><li>a strategy to enhance international cooperation in fire management: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to advance knowledge, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increase access to information and resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>explore new approaches for cooperation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>voluntary guidelines on the prevention, suppression and recovery from forest fire </li></ul>
  4. 4. Role of FAO: international strategy Strategy to Enhance International Cooperation in Fire Management Fire Management Voluntary guidelines. Fire Management Actions Alliance Global assessment 2006 Review of international cooperation 2006
  5. 5. Role of FAO: guidelines <ul><li>For : land use policy makers, planners, managers,private, Ngo’s etc </li></ul><ul><li>Approaches: </li></ul><ul><li>IFFM </li></ul><ul><li>Participatory </li></ul><ul><li>Example of use : regional workshops to: develop or strengthen national action plans/strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Languages : Eng., Span, Fr., Ru., Ar., Chi., Kor., Bah. Ind. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Integrated Fire Management <ul><li>All vegetation fires : rangeland and forests, woodlands, grasslands, bushlands, scrublands, agricultural lands, and wildland-urban interface. </li></ul><ul><li>All related activities : Prevention, monitoring, early warning, prevention, preparedness, suppression and restoration. </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement of all relevant actors : Government agencies at all levels, NGOs but also local communities (Participatory approach) </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination of all agencies during fire suppression through Incident Command System (ICS) </li></ul><ul><li>Agreements between neighboring countries for support in fire suppression </li></ul>
  7. 7. Role of FAO: international strategy/ Action Alliance <ul><li>Objectives : </li></ul><ul><li>review and update the Fire Management Voluntary Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>encourage stakeholders at all levels to adopt and use the Voluntary Guidelines; </li></ul><ul><li>review experiences from applying the Voluntary Guidelines; </li></ul><ul><li>strengthen international cooperation in fire management. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Role of FAO: Capacity building <ul><li>National projects: training fire brigades, legal frameworks (incl. assignments of responsibilities), policy revisions, etc (FYRM, Syria, Lebanon, Nicaragua, Morocco) </li></ul><ul><li>National action plan development </li></ul><ul><li>Regional training workshops on Community Based Fire Management </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy for regional cooperation (Lat. Am. + Car.) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Role of FAO: global access to data and information <ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training Handbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forest Fires and the law: guide for national drafters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working paper on International Wildland Fire Management Agreements Template </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Websites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FAO activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire Management Actions Alliance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Global Fire Information Management System (GFIMS) </li></ul>
  10. 10. International Agreements template: <ul><li>Parties to the agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Definition of Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Expenses and costs </li></ul><ul><li>Information and coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Liabilities, claims and compensations </li></ul>
  11. 11. International Agreements template: <ul><li>7. Operating plans/operational guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>8. Border crossings </li></ul><ul><li>9. Link to disaster management plan for receiving country </li></ul><ul><li>10.General provisions </li></ul><ul><li>11.Standard operational procedures </li></ul><ul><li>12. Other provisions </li></ul><ul><li>13. Participating countries/ agencies/ organizations signature page </li></ul>
  12. 12. MODIS Fires Monitoring in FAO John Latham Antonio Martucci
  13. 13. The need for fire information <ul><li>Timely information is needed to manage fire effectively and protect property and natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Much of this fire information can be provided by Earth observation satellites such as NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>GFIMS integrates remote sensing and GIS technologies to deliver MODIS hotspot/fire locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring system hosted at the Department of Natural Resources (NRD) of FAO. </li></ul><ul><li>GFIMS derives from the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) developed at the University of Maryland on NASA funds. </li></ul>Global Fire Information Management System http://www.fao.org/nr/gfims/
  15. 15. <ul><li>GFIMS delivers hotspot/fire information and data through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Email messages (Global Fire Email Alerts ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive WebGIS - Web Fire Mapper; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Latest hotspot/fire data downloads, NASA WorldWind Plugin, Google™ Earth KML, OGC WMS); </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subsets of MODIS images. </li></ul></ul>Global Fire Information Management System
  16. 16. <ul><li>Open source products: </li></ul><ul><li>Web Fire Mapper: Rapid display and querying of new and archived MODIS active fire data. </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Email Alert: user subscriptions to receive weekly, daily or near real-time email alerts on detected fires in areas of interest. </li></ul>Email Alert / Web Fire Mapper
  17. 17. Fire Statistics Nepal (active fires) <ul><li>Fire statistics and maps at national extent are periodically updated based on archived data (Nov. 2000). </li></ul><ul><li>Charts, tables, and GIS data are produced and published through Power Point slides of Excel worksheets. </li></ul>2006
  18. 18. Aggregated Land Cover (2007) from the GLCN-Regional Harmonization Programme: http://www.glcn.org/activities/rhap_en.jsp Active fires from GFIMS Nepal fires by major land cover (%) Nepal Himalaya Region fires #
  19. 19. Main information resources <ul><li>FAO GFISM home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.fao.org/nr/gfims / </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source data (MODIS Rapid Response) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technical specs on MODIS-derived active fires http://maps.geog.umd.edu/products/MODIS_Fire_Users_Guide_2.3.pdf </li></ul>

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