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New IAFC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Study Report Identifies Areas of Improvement and Recommends Actions Departments Can Take to Improve Recruitment and Retention

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion study report identifies areas of improvement and recommend actions departments can take to create and maintain diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environments.

Would You Take 10 Minutes to Help the Volunteer and Combination Fire Service?

The IAFC is conducting a survey on diversity, equity and inclusion to assist volunteer recruitment and retention in the volunter and combination fire service. Learn more about the survey and participate today.

Save the Date: 3rd International Fire Operations Conference & Exhibition

A platform for academicians, researchers, managers, subject matter experts & students to share their research findings/best practices with the global audience.

FEMA Announces SAFER Grant Application Period: Jan. 3 – Feb. 4, 2022

The application period for the Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grants application period will begin on JAN 3.

Needs Assessment of US Fire Service

Fifth Needs Assessment shows some progress but continuing gaps in fire department resources.

IAFC Online Community available via Mobile App

Access IAFC's online community via mobile app.

Five Tips for the New Volunteer Officer

Putting in the work includes a sharp focus on certifications, training, professionalism, positivity and decision-making.