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UF/IFAS is a collaborating member of the Southern Fire Exchange. which strives to improve access to and usefulness of southern fire science information. SFE Publication and Fact Sheets cover the following topics: Fire Ecology and Effects, Fire Science Information, Programs and Resources, Prescribed Fire, Public Education, Smoke Management, Air Quality and Weather, and Wildfire.

Floods

An overflow or inundation that comes from a river or other body of water and causes or threatens to cause property damage. [NALT] [AGROVOC]

Oil Spills

An oil spill is the release of a liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the coastal or marine environment due to human activity. [AGROVOC]

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