Direct Relief maps the real-time detection of new fires and tracks changes in the intensity and perimeter fire burn areas. The fire map below shows the boundaries surrounding an active fire, while the dashboard records how many acres have burned to date in California, as well as a tally of active fires burning in the state.
As wildfires become more common, the health risks of being exposed to smoke and poor air quality are a top concern for health officials.
New vehicles to help save lives in mountains, cities, and on beaches, reduce risks for firefighters.
California communities with higher rates of poverty, age and disability are more vulnerable to disasters, and have more difficulty to recovering.