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Only trees burning?: The Mid-Sweden Forest Fire of 2014
Swedish Defence University, Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership (ISSL), Centre for Societal Security. Center of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5044-6495
2019 (English)In: Societal Security and Crisis Management: Governance Capacity and Legitimacy / [ed] Lægreid, Per; Rykkja, Lise H., Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, p. 115-132Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The major forest fire in the province of Västmanland, during August of 2014 was an unexpected incident. The environmental prerequisites for a firestorm type of development that is present in exempli gratia Greece, and California should not exist in the subarctic biotope that caught fire on July 31 at Seglingsberg in Sala municipality. The aim of this chapter, Swedish crisis management effort in response to a forest fire in central Sweden, in 2014. In order to do so, it probes a number of challenges that were posed to the crisis response system, such as situational awareness, formal responsibilities, coordination with local and national actors, information to the public and evacuation

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. p. 115-132
Series
New Security Challenges
Keywords [en]
crisis governance
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Public Administration Studies
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Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan
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URN: urn:nbn:se:fhs:diva-7190DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-92303-1_6Libris ID: 8j97jbl0694dqrf2ISBN: 9783319923024 (print)ISBN: 9783319923031 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:fhs-7190DiVA, id: diva2:1172575
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Governing for Societal Resilience
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Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, 2012-4945
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Chapter e-published ahead of print 2018-07-26.

Available from: 2018-01-10 Created: 2018-01-10 Last updated: 2019-01-17Bibliographically approved

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