Fire safety engineering guideline for informal settlements: towards practical solutions for a complex problem in South Africa

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These guidelines offer a holistic approach that aims at improving fire safety for communities. This resource explains how valuable a multi-sectoral approach is in addressing the variety of needs a fire disaster provokes: reducing the risk of ignition, providing early warning systems, having community involvement, having well- resourced and well-prepared fire departments, reducing the combustible nature of homes, and many other similar factors.
This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "Fire Safety in Shelter and Settlement - Case Studies and Reports". Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.