Forest fires are a significant hazard in Southern Europe. They are mostly ignited by humans (either accidently or intentionally); however, the weather conditions and the accumulation of fuel have caused important changes in fire risk over time.

Risk management plans and tools

Forest fire risk workshop 3: Disseminating the risk management plan

7 June 2019 in Arkaute (Spain)

Minutes (ES)

13 – 14 May 2019 in Carbayín (Spain)

Minutes 2 (ES)

Minutes 1 (ES)

Forest fire risk workshop 2: Evaluating the risk management plan

15 February 2019 in Pontevedra (Spain)

Minutes and economic assessment report (EN)

Forest fire risk workshop 1: Fire behaviour software: a good tool to enhance forest fire management plans

22-23 May 2017 in Lisboa (Portugal)




Regional reports

Reports describing how the forest fire risk was managed in the concerned regions at the beginning of the project, in 2016:

Summary report

Report summarising the management of the eight risks in the concerned regions at the beginning of the project, in 2016:


  • Portugal: Conceição Colaço (ISA) – ccolaco @ – coordinator
  • Asturias: Sandra Sánchez (CETEMAS) – ssanchez @
  • Basque country: Alejandro Cantero (HAZI) – acantero @
  • Galicia: Cristina Fernández (CIF/INGACAL) – cffilgueira @

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