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of global fire safety principles that could help prevent largescale tragedies like Grenfell, as well as the day-to-day fires
that claim thousands of lives each year.
While there are no comprehensive statistics on global fire
deaths and injuries, the data that can be pieced together
suggests upwards of 100,000 people die in fires each year.
The World Health Organization, for example, estimates that
about 180,000 people die each year from burns. That number
includes nonfire-related burns, but it also excludes smoke
inhalation deaths.
In the months following the Grenfell fire, RICS and the
other UK organizations such as the Institution of Fire Engineers and the Royal Institute of British Architects studied

what the building fire safety standards looked like in other
countries. "What we realized very quickly was there's such a
massive variance in fire safety standards around the world,"
Strong said. "In some countries, particularly low- and middle-income countries, there are no fire safety standards at all,
and it was clear there's a need for something like the IFSS
Coalition." The organizations then spent about a year recruiting organizations from outside the UK, including NFPA, and
the IFSS Coalition officially launched in July 2018, at the
United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland.
Nearly two years later, Strong is proud of the work the
group has accomplished. "We're acting in the public interest,
which is really, really important," he said. "We're trying to
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