This product is an outcome of the project "Towards a better assessment and management of wildfire risk in the Wildland- Urban Interface (WUI) in Lebanon: gaining from the US experience" (2012-2016), managed and implemented by the Land and Natural Resources Program (LNR) at the Institute of the environment (IOE), the University of Balamand (UOB) and funded by the United States Agency for International development (USAID) in agreement with the US National Academies of Sciences (NAS) within the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program. The US collaborator on this project is the Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University.
This product is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The content is the sole responsibility of the University of Balamand and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government. Forecasted Fire Weather Index data are provided by the European Forest Fire Information System – EFFIS of the European Commission Joint Research Centre. The automation of the product was made possible with the technical support of GIS/Transport, Ltd.
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