What is Resources?

Resources meaning in Safety terms is

  1. Personnel, equipment, services and supplies available, or potentially available, for assignment to incidents. Personnel and equipment are described by kind and type, e.g., ground, water, air, etc., and may be used in tactical, support or overhead capacities at an incident.
  2. The natural resources of an area, such as timber, grass, watershed values, recreation values, and wildlife habitat.



reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group