Why Wildfire Reporting Should Focus More on Human Damages
“Why should wildfire reporting focus more on the damages done to humans?”
When most non-indigenous run media covers wildfires, there is a tendency to cast the damages in terms of economic loss. A more effective way to inform communities is to focus on the human toll. For example, information about lives lost, homes destroyed, and public health impacts from smoke cajoles a community to fight for its future. This is Why Wildfire Reporting Should Focus More on Human Damages.