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    Author(s): Patricia Champ
    Date: 2017
    Source: In: Laney, Kara N. A century of wildland fire research: Contributions to long-term approaches for wildland fire management: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. p. 67-72.
    Publication Series: Book Chapter
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Champ’s presentation focused on how to get homeowners to take action to protect their properties from fire. She framed this challenge as a last-mile problem, which is a concept from the literature on supply chain. The last mile is the end of the supply chain where a product is transferred to the customer. The last mile is often the most difficult part of the entire supply chain, and for that reason, it should not be thought about last..

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    Champ, Patricia. 2017. Adapting to wildfire: Moving beyond homeowner risk perceptions to taking action. In: Laney, Kara N. A century of wildland fire research: Contributions to long-term approaches for wildland fire management: Proceedings of a workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. p. 67-72.

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    wildfire, homeowner risk, last-mile problem, supply chain

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