America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Arkansas Wildfires

Arkansas has taken the least amount of preparedness action of any of the states evaluated for wildfire despite having more than 1.3 million people living in areas at elevated risk of wildfires.



For more information on how prepared Arkansas is for its growing wildfire threat, read the detailed state report.


Is Arkansas taking action?

  • The state has not taken any action to implement programs or policies to increase its resilience to future wildfires
  • The state tracks the occurrence and impacts of wildfires across the state, but does not use the information to project future wildfire risks
  • Arkansas addresses its current wildfire risks in its All-Hazards Mitigation Plan and has community preparedness programs like Firewise