community resilience

New Report: Scoping the Public Health Impacts of Wildfire

A primer for stakeholders interested in the intersections of wildland fire and public health.

Wildfire smoke presents a population-wide health risk in California. Catastrophic wildfires are fueling complex and extensive public health impacts, including air pollution-related mortality and a growing toll on mental health. These risks result in hundreds of millions of dollars in estimated losses and carry stark environmental justice implications for vulnerable populations. At the same time, …