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Fire

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Description

Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction products. Slower oxidative processes like rusting or digestion are not included by this definition.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Fire

Eurosafe / Est. 1988
Society Against Guns in Europe
International Association of Wildland Fire / Est. 1991
European Association for the Streamlining of Energy Exchange-gas / Est. 2002
European Federation of Energy Management Associations / Est. 1986
Société internationale de tétanos
Food not Bombs / Est. 1980
Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants / Est. 2002
European Regions Network for Renewable Energies
World Nuclear Association / Est. 1975
International Entomology Association / Est. 1884
Lepidopterists' Society / Est. 1947
World Information Clearing Centre - Peace, Arms Race, Disarmament and Other Global Problems / Est. 1986
International Network System for Energy Expertise and Knowledge
International Energy Bank / Est. 1973
ESF Network on Insect-Plant Interactions / Est. 1990
Secretariat of the Nordic Energy Information Libraries / Est. 1969
International Defensive Pistol Association
Pacific Rim Consortium in Energy, Combustion, and the Environment
African Nuclear-weapon-free-zone Treaty / Est. 1996
Nuclear Energy Agency / Est. 1972
International Nuclear Societies Council / Est. 1990
Africa Humanitarian Action / Est. 1994
Southern African Institute of Energy
Protocol to Amend the Convention of 31 January 1963 Supplementary to the Paris Convention of 29 July 1960 on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy, as Amended by the Additional Protocol of 28 January 1964 and by the Protocol of 16 November 1982 / Est. 2001

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World Problems relating to Fire

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Unreadiness for second coming of Christ
Threatened species of Dicaeum anthonyi
Arson
Inadequate safeguards against fire
Friendly fire
Lack of fire insurance
Lack of fire-fighting facilities
Threatened species of Pyrochroidae
Air pollution from forest fires
Hazardous construction materials
Pattern of Lung Fire in the body
Patterns of Deficient Kidney Yang in the body
Pattern of Stomach Fire in the body
Pattern of Liver Fire blazing and Heart Fire ascending in the body
Destruction of wildlife habitat by fire
Patterns of Deficient Yin in the body
Patterns of Excess Fire in Liver and Gall Bladder in the body
Pattern of Mucous Fire suddenly collapsing and Liver Fire blazing in the body
Fire pernicious influence on health
Pattern of Fire Heat poison collecting in Lower Burner in the body
Patterns of Liver Fire in the body
Pattern of Mucous Fire suddenly collapsing in the body
Patterns of Mucous Fire in the body
Pattern of Liver Fire blazing upward in the body
Patterns of Heart Fire in the body

Action Strategies relating to Fire

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preventing forest fires
Monitoring forest fires
Evaluating fire costs
Standardizing fire tests
Measuring fire prevention
Establishing uniform nomenclature for fire equipment
Mobilizing fire protection
Caring for burns
Developing fire management strategies for biodiversity conservation
Training volunteer fire department
Upgrading community fire protection
Modelling bushfires
Using fire detection systems
Improving safeguards against fire
Protecting against fire hazards

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