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The Fires across Israel: Insights and Lessons for National Security

Topics: Emergency Management, Homeland Security Theory Policy and Practice,

This document analyzes the 1,773 fires that broke out in Israel from November 22-26, 2016 Israel as a result of extreme weather. It looks at similar past events, the costs of fires and natural disasters, and gives a series of recommendations to prepare for disasters similar to this wave of fires. Examples of recommended solutions include greater coordination among agencies, as well as increased training of specialized agents.

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