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WUIWATCH and the Military Emergency Unit (UME) in Spain

wuiwatch25/06/2015. In the frame of the one-week training course about operations in the WUI zone organised by the National School of Civil Protection (DGPCyE, Ministy of Interior, Spain) and the Military Emergency Unit (UME), some of the preliminary conclusions about prevention, risk mapping and vulnerability obtained within wuiwatch project were presented and discussed with UME commanders. Some in-field exercises were performed and a sandbox used as complementary training exercises. One of the main conclusions was the need of house triage prior to any decision on protection operations.

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