Managing forest fires with i-protect fire simulation module
Emergency management is an essential capability in modern society. As disasters can happen at any time and can differ from each other considerably, it is necessary to develop a supple framework which can comply with each situation. This article discusses the fire simulation component of i-Protect. i-Protect is an Emergency Management Framework aiming to support emergency management process during the four phases of a crisis: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. © 2012 IEEE.