Identify and facilitate opportunities for multilateral
communication and cooperation to improve the safety, efficiency and
effectiveness of aerial fire management.
The "International Fire Aviation Working Group" (IFAWG) will work under the
framework of the UNISDR Wildland Fire Advisory Group (WFAG) / UNISDR
Global Wildland Fire Network (GWFN) as
an advisory committee with the following principal objectives:
- Sharing of
relevant information, especially information that will support the promotion
and improvement of safety in the sector;
a conduit or facilitation mechanism for the sharing of resources between
of opportunities for harmonisation of operating practices and establishment of
consistent standards, where appropriate; and recommend or initiate suitable
harmonisation action, including the development of voluntary guidelines.
advice and guidance to nations and the United Nations regarding fire aviation
through the UNISDR Wildland Fire Advisory Group / Global Wildland Fire Network