Soraya Sutherlin, MPA CEMDownload Now!
To date, 2020 was the worst fire season in California in over 70 years. Communications continue to be a significant challenge for state and local governments to alert and notify residents when a wildfire crisis occurs. Looking forward on how to improve emergency communications, a dynamic overhaul of communication preparedness is needed, employing a toolbox of both technical solutions and social strategies. Infrastructure challenges, technological idiosyncrasies, and human behavior are all factors that must be considered when redesigning risk communications.
Download Lessons Learned from the California 2020 Wildfire Season today as we discuss:
- The challenges California faced during the 2020 wildfire season
- How to improve coordination and response during a wildfire crisis
- The future of alert and warning in California