how can human communities reduce their vulnerability to the negative impacts of the natural event of a bushfire?

In Australia there are many communities that are near bushfire prone areas.

There are a few ways to reduce vulnerability.

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  • creating fire breaks by clearing a section of trees around a town area.
  • removing the fuel of a bushfire from the town area, prune trees.
  • perhaps grow trees that are not so flammable.
  • ensure building codes and laws make houses more fire resistant.
  • ensure houses have an independent water supply with independent pump.
  • ensure a good town emergency plan.
  • ensure there is a good local fire fighting force that is well planned and prepared to fight any on coming fires.
  • create watch towers during bushfire seasons.
  • track fires from satellites in space,
  • measure the weather more carefully.