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09-22-2023
Wildfires amplify risks for socially vulnerable populations in Western states
A recent study has revealed that socially vulnerable groups in the West, particularly in Oregon and Washington, face a heightened exposure to wildfires. As wildfire risks amplify, these findings spotlight a critical intersection of environmental and societal challenges. Understanding social vulnerability Social vulnerability refers to specific traits of individuals or communities, including age, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status, that increase their likelihood of harm from potential hazards.  Over the decade from 2011 to 2021, there was a significant rise in the exposure of socially vulnerable individuals to...
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