This planning guide, intended for use by individuals across the agency spectrum, is the outcome of an international collaboration of researchers and practitioners/field managers in support of fire management personnel. It draws on management experience and research from interface communities in Australia, Canada, and the U.S., bringing clarity to the trust concept while focusing specifically on fire management applications.
It summarizes key concepts and helpful resources, and serves as a diagnostic mechanism where single components can be used as stand-alone tools for building trust within agencies and with stakeholders.
The guide is comprised of four sections:
1. The Relevance of Trust in
Fire Management Operations
2. Actions for Achieving Outcomes
that Build Trust
3. Fire Management and
4. Assessment Tools