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WUIWATCH 2nd Workshop streaming videos

wuiwatchPlease visit the wuiwatch's Youtube channel and check the videos of the presentations given at the 2nd International wuiwatch Workshop, held in Lousã (Coimbra, Portugal) on the 20th of November 2015. You can see the presentations as given by each speaker (in portuguese or english) and a translated version (in english and portuguese, respectively): WUIWATCH_2nd_Workshop_videos. You can also find the PDF files from the presentations and the program here: WUIWATCH_2nd_workshop_presentations_(PDF)

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WUIWATCH 2nd Workshop on House Vulnerability

wuiwatch20/11/2015. The past 20th of November we celebrated the 2nd wuiwatch Workshop on House Vulnerability in the WUI in the CEIF-ADAI Fire Lab, near Lousa, Portugal. Around 100 attendees participated in the lectures, round table and discussions. Civil Protection of Portugal (ANPC – District of Coimbra), National Guard (GNR-GIPS), National Laboratory of Civil Engineering, Institute for Nature Conservation and Forests (ICNF), Firefighters, private companies, municipalities and the wuiwatch Consortium among several others completed a multi-disciplinary, international group which shared knowledge and experience on house protection and vulnerability to forest fires. Several demonstrations were carried out and the workshop concluded with a visit to the Forest Fire Laboratory LEIF-ADAI.

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