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Tourist sites threatened by raging US wildfires

2021-08-25T20:48+0200aljazeera-en (en)

that fuel the massive blazes. The wildfire has already gutted hundreds of homes and is advancing towards the resort cities of Lake Tahoe as thousands of firefighters tried to box in the flames. On Wednesday, the Caldor Fire was less than 32km (20 miles) east of the lake that straddles the California-Nevada state line.

Climate change fuels more ‘fire-prone’ days beyond U.S. West coast

2021-08-25T20:38+0200trust (en)

California and the Pacific Northwest have attracted much of the attention during the 2021 wildfire season, but climate change-fueled fire risk is encroaching much farther east, researchers say. * "Fire weather" days spike in U.S. beyond regular hot spots. * Climate change seen as key driver of fire-prone conditions.

News24.com | Climate change fuels more ‘fire-prone’ days beyond US West coast

2021-08-25T19:16+0200news24 (en)

Climate change is fueling conditions for more rapid growth of wildfires in the western United States - including in some places, from Oklahoma to Nebraska, that may not expect them, researchers said on Wednesday. Wildfires are already devastating broad swaths of the West coast but other western....

Forest fires: Commissioner for Crisis Management Lenarčič visits Greece | EU Commission Press

2021-08-25T14:53+0200pubaffairsbruxelles (en)

Following the devastating forest fires in the Mediterranean and the Western Balkans over the past weeks, Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič , is visiting areas affected by the fires in Greece today. During the visit, he is meeting the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the....

Forest fires: Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič visits Greece

2021-08-25T12:27+0200EC (en)

Commissioner Lenarčič visits the Headquarters of the Greek Civil Protection Service. © European Union, 2021 (photographer: Yorgos Karahalis) Following the devastating forest fires in the Mediterranean and the Western Balkans over the past weeks, Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič is visiting affected areas in Greece today.

Greece to give heat waves names

2021-08-23T20:00+0200taipeitimes (en)

Spurred on by this summer’s record temperatures, Greek scientists have begun discussing the need to name and rank heat waves, better known for their invisibility, before rampant wildfires made the realities of the climate crisis increasingly stark. A preventive measure, the move would enable....

Meteo Cronaca DIRETTA: FRANCIA, enorme INCENDIO brucia la FORESTA nel comune di GONFARON. Il VIDEO, leggi articolo completo

2021-08-23T18:16+0200ilmeteo (it)

Meteo Cronaca DIRETTA: FRANCIA, enorme INCENDIO brucia la FORESTA nel comune di GONFARON. Il VIDEO. Furiosi incendi stanno provocando gravi danni nel sud della Francia; le immagini del video qui sopra arrivano dal comune di Gonfaron.

Ready, or Not

2021-08-23T17:49+0200tol (en)

“The government didn’t send firefighters, didn’t drop water on the area, and didn’t send a helicopter to pick us up,” she said. “All the houses in the area were burned, people’s animals died, our village burned down as we watched, all because of negligence. We were left to deal with it on our own.

Investigar el suelo tras los incendios forestales, clave para prevenir la desertificación frente al cambio climático

2021-08-23T16:10+0200rtve (es)

Los ingenieros advierten de que la medición de la degradación de los suelos en una tarea urgente que, en el caso de los incendios forestales , resulta vital para saber qué medidas tomar. Castilla-La Mancha trabaja en una escala para medir el grado de daño sufrido, en un proyecto con la Xunta de Galicia para el sur de Francia, Portugal y España.

Greece’s forest fires: two new fires ignite amid strong winds

2021-08-23T13:03+0200naveenbharat (en)

By The Associated Press. ATHENS: Greece’s fire department destroyed firefighters and ground forces as at least two new blasts started in areas already scorched by wildfires this summer, with strong winds slamming efforts to control them. made it complicated.

Greece plans to name heatwaves in the same way as storms

2021-08-23T08:04+0200euractiv-en (en)

Personalising the ‘silent killer’ hot spells could raise awareness in time to avert loss of life and property, say scientists. Spurred on by this summer’s record temperatures, Greek scientists have begun discussing the need to name and rank heatwaves, better known for their invisibility, before....

Algeria’s desperate wildfire fight: Buckets and branches

2021-08-22T03:18+0200todayheadline (en)

Smoke rises from a wildfire in the forested hills of the Kabylie region, east of the capital Algiers, on August 10, 2021. The once verdant mountains of the Algerian region of Tizi Ouzou, peppered with olive groves and coniferous trees, were ravaged by more than 100 forest fires over the past fortnight.

Greece plans to name heatwaves in the same way as storms

2021-08-22T02:13+0200observer (en)

Spurred on by this summer’s record temperatures, Greek scientists have begun discussing the need to name and rank heatwaves, better known for their invisibility, before rampant wildfires made the realities of the climate crisis increasingly stark. A preventative measure, the move would enable....

Algeria's desperate wildfire fight: Buckets and branches

2021-08-22T01:22+0200news-yahoo (en)

"[The heat] is coming from over the mountain. I've never seen fires like this," he said, squinting into the distance. Forest fires are not a new phenomenon for Algeria, and the north-eastern region of Tizi Ouzou in particular. On the contrary, they are regular occurrences that first responders tussle with almost every year.

Algeria's desperate wildfire fight: Buckets and branches

2021-08-22T01:18+0200yahoo-au (en)

"[The heat] is coming from over the mountain. I've never seen fires like this," he said, squinting into the distance. Forest fires are not a new phenomenon for Algeria, and the north-eastern region of Tizi Ouzou in particular. On the contrary, they are regular occurrences that first responders tussle with almost every year.

Algeria's desperate wildfire fight: Buckets and branches

2021-08-22T01:13+0200bbc (en)

The once verdant mountains of the Algerian region of Tizi Ouzou, peppered with olive groves and coniferous trees, were ravaged by more than 100 forest fires over the past fortnight. Tens of thousands of hectares around the villages of Larbaâ Nath Irathen, Beni Douala and Aït Mesbah were completely....

vigilance before an expected resumption of the wind

2021-08-21T23:29+0200archyde (en)

The firefighters, who have since Friday stopped the progression of the fire in the hinterland of Saint-Tropez on the Côte d’Azur, called on Saturday for vigilance before an episode of wind this weekend on the French Mediterranean rim. The fire, which killed two people and destroyed thousands of....

Greece plans to name heatwaves in the same way as storms

2021-08-21T19:25+0200guardian (en)

Spurred on by this summer’s record temperatures, Greek scientists have begun discussing the need to name and rank heatwaves, better known for their invisibility, before rampant wildfires made the realities of the climate crisis increasingly stark. A preventative measure, the move would enable....

a French company wants to recycle airliners into water bombers

2021-08-21T14:19+0200archyde (en)

Numerous fires have ravaged the south of France in recent days. If the intervention forces gradually manage to control them, concerns persist about the risk of seeing these phenomena intensify in the years to come. A new major tool could however join the arsenal of fight against these devastating....

Firefighters tame wildfire in France, but unfavourable forecast sparks fear of 'restart'

2021-08-20T21:43+0200CBC (en)

Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, the top state official in the region said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning it's not spreading.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T21:29+0200loopjamaica (en)

Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, the top state official in the region said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

New Flames Thwart French Efforts to Fight Riviera Wildfire

2021-08-20T18:33+0200claimsjournal (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Just when fire officials thought a huge wildfire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has....

MIL-OSI Translation: HÉPHAÏSTOS: Meeting with Brigadier Jordan, oil operator driver within the Operational Energy Service (SEO)

2021-08-20T16:37+0200foreignaffairs-nz (en)

MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English – Source: Republic of France in French. Brigadier Jordan, 28, is an Oil Operator Driver in the Operational Energy Service (SEO). He tells about his journey and his role in Operation Hephaestus in the fight against forest fires.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T15:33+0200ChinaPost (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T14:56+0200news-yahoo (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

world French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled By Associated Press 21/08/2021

2021-08-20T14:52+0200samoaobserver (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T14:51+0200eagletribune (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T14:41+0200TorontoStar (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T14:35+0200sfgate (en)

1 of 8 Cars burnt by wildfires are pictured in Val de Gilly, southern France , Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. A fire that has ravaged forests near the French Riviera for four days is slowing down as winds and hot weather subside, but more than 1,100 firefighters were still struggling to get it under control Thursday, local authorities said.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T14:28+0200ABCnews (en)

LE LUC, France -- Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

French Riviera wildfire not spreading but still uncontrolled

2021-08-20T14:23+0200sandiegouniontribune (en)

LE LUC, France — Firefighters have tamed but not fully controlled a huge wildfire blazing through the backcountry of the French Riviera, a regional administrator said Friday. The prefect of the Var region, Evence Richard, told reporters that the fire was considered stabilized, meaning not spreading.

Top forestry official recounts Turkey’s biggest wildfire

2021-08-20T13:20+0200dailysabah (en)

This was not a fire, this was a disaster, the head of the Directorate of Forestry in Turkey's southern province of Antalya said, recalling the days firefighters battled the blaze that gutted vast swathes of forests. Vedat Dikici, a veteran of forestry services for more than three decades, explained....

Incendi, Di Maria: 'Servono uomini e mezzi per un controllo più capillare del territorio. E va sbloccato il "turn over" degli operatori ...

2021-08-20T11:39+0200247libero (it)

«La catastrofe degli incendi di boschi e aree coltivate ha una dimensione globale, almeno nell’area mediterranea, come ampiamente dimostrano le tragedie consumatesi in questi giorni in Italia, in Grecia, in Turchia e, nelle ultime ore, in Francia. A causa dei cambiamenti climatici, che hanno elevato....

Cambiamenti climatici e catastrofi, la fuga delle compagnie d'assicurazione

2021-08-20T09:36+0200247libero (it)

Allo stesso modo, in Francia , la devastazione provocata dalla tempesta Alex nell’ottobre del 2020 nella valle della Roya è costata 200 milioni di euro . L’ondata di gelo primaverile che ha distrutto numerose vigne ha comportato danni per un miliardo .

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-20T08:56+0200vindy (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Just when fire officials thought a huge wildfire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has....

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-20T08:49+0200thejournal (en)

FIRES ARE CONTINUING to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

New flames thwart French efforts to fight deadly Riviera fires

2021-08-20T06:48+0200brisbanetimes (en)

Le Luc, France : Just when fire officials thought a huge forest fire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced....

New flames thwart French efforts to fight deadly Riviera fires

2021-08-20T06:45+0200smh (en)

Le Luc, France : Just when fire officials thought a huge forest fire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced....

New flames thwart French efforts to fight deadly Riviera fires

2021-08-20T06:43+0200theage (en)

Le Luc, France : Just when fire officials thought a huge forest fire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced....

New flames thwart French efforts to fight deadly Riviera fires

2021-08-20T06:28+0200watoday (en)

Le Luc, France : Just when fire officials thought a huge forest fire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced....

New flames thwart French efforts to fight deadly Riviera fires

2021-08-20T06:28+0200theherald-au (en)

Le Luc, France : Just when fire officials thought a huge forest fire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced....

Il fronte del fuoco: continua la lotta agli incendi Euronews

2021-08-20T05:58+0200msn-it (it)

Grecia, ancora roghi. L'incendio vicino al villaggio di Vilia, a circa 60 chilometri della capitale, ha già bruciato migliaia di ettari. Numerosi gli ordini di evacuazione per diversi centri della zona. Molti hanno perso le case costruite con i sacrifici di una vita. Le fiamme in Francia.

Il fronte del fuoco: continua la lotta agli incendi Euronews

2021-08-20T01:10+0200msn-nl (it)

Grecia, ancora roghi. L'incendio vicino al villaggio di Vilia, a circa 60 chilometri della capitale, ha già bruciato migliaia di ettari. Numerosi gli ordini di evacuazione per diversi centri della zona. Molti hanno perso le case costruite con i sacrifici di una vita. Le fiamme in Francia.

Greek wildfires: Major blaze on the wane, but not controlled

2021-08-20T00:28+0200dailyjournal (en)

THEA, Greece A major wildfire that has ravaged a pine forest for four days, burnt homes and led to the evacuation of villages northwest of Athens is on the wane, but not yet under control, Greece’s minister in charge of public order said Thursday. Hundreds of Greek and Polish firefighters, backed by....

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-20T00:00+0200news4jax (en)

LE LUC – Just when fire officials thought a huge wildfire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands....

Greek wildfires: Major blaze on the wane, but not controlled

2021-08-19T21:42+0200ChinaPost (en)

THEA, Greece (AP) — A major wildfire that has ravaged a pine forest for four days, burnt homes and led to the evacuation of villages northwest of Athens is on the wane, but not yet under control, Greece’s minister in charge of public order said Thursday.

Greek wildfires: Major blaze on the wane, but not controlled

2021-08-19T20:49+0200startribune (en)

Hundreds of Greek and Polish firefighters, backed by more than two dozen helicopters and planes, have been battling the fire near the village of Vilia, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the Greek capital. Citizens' Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis said the "greatest part" of the fire had....

Greek wildfires: Major blaze on the wane, but not controlled

2021-08-19T20:35+0200news4jax (en)

ATHENS – A major wildfire that has ravaged a pine forest for four days, burnt homes and led to the evacuation of villages northwest of Athens is on the wane, but not yet under control, Greece's minister in charge of public order said Thursday. Hundreds of Greek and Polish firefighters, backed by....

Greek wildfires: Major blaze on the wane, but not controlled

2021-08-19T20:34+0200ABCnews (en)

THEA, Greece -- A major wildfire that has ravaged a pine forest for four days, burnt homes and led to the evacuation of villages northwest of Athens is on the wane, but not yet under control, Greece 's minister in charge of public order said Thursday. Hundreds of Greek and Polish firefighters,....

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:45+0200irishexaminer (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-19T18:40+0200ChinaPost (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — Just when fire officials thought a huge wildfire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has....

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:30+0200thecourier (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:22+0200independent-ie (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. D espite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-19T18:21+0200whig (en)

A wildfire rages in a forest near Le Luc, southern France , Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. A fire that has ravaged forests near the French Riviera for four days is slowing down as winds and hot weather subside, but more than 1,100 firefighters were still struggling to get it under control Thursday, local authorities said.

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:16+0200impartialreporter (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:16+0200eveningtelegraph (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:08+0200theargus (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

Fire crews continue efforts to subdue wildfire near French Riviera

2021-08-19T18:07+0200breakingnews-ie (en)

Fires are continuing to burn near the French Riviera with new pockets of flames foiling the best efforts of crews to douse them. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands raged for a fourth day on Thursday, defying some 1,200 firefighters struggling to bring it under control.

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-19T18:01+0200wsoctv (en)

France Wildfire A wildfire rages in a forest near Le Luc, southern France, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. A fire that has ravaged forests near the French Riviera for four days is slowing down as winds and hot weather subside, but more than 1,100 firefighters were still struggling to get it under control Thursday, local authorities said.

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-19T17:56+0200ABCnews (en)

LE LUC, France -- Just when fire officials thought a huge wildfire near the French Riviera might be slowing down, a new pocket of flames shot up. And just as a water-dumping helicopter finished dousing one hot spot, another ignited. Despite calmer winds and cooler weather, the fire that has forced....

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-19T17:44+0200wxow (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — A wildfire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands near the French Riviera is raging for a fourth day despite calmer winds and cooler weather. Local authorities initially said Thursday that the fire was “less violent and its progression has slowed.

New flames thwart French efforts to fight Riviera wildfire

2021-08-19T17:30+0200wsiltv (en)

LE LUC, France (AP) — A wildfire that has forced thousands to flee and ravaged woodlands near the French Riviera is raging for a fourth day despite calmer winds and cooler weather. Local authorities initially said Thursday that the fire was “less violent and its progression has slowed.

Incendio in Costa Azzurra. Evacuati centinaia di turisti da Saint-Tropez Euronews

2021-08-19T10:05+0200msn-nl (it)

Anche se il caldo torrido sta concedendo una tregua su gran parte dell’Europa, in molti paesi gli incendi continuano a preoccupare. In Francia il vento continua ad alimentare le fiamme divampate in Costa Azzurra . Oltre 1000 vigili del fuoco sono al lavoro da giorni.

Incendio in Costa Azzurra. 7mila persone evacuate

2021-08-19T09:10+0200euronews-it (it)

Anche se il caldo torrido sta concedendo una tregua su gran parte dell’Europa, in molti paesi gli incendi continuano a preoccupare. In Francia il vento continua ad alimentare le fiamme divampate in Costa Azzurra . Oltre 1000 vigili del fuoco sono al lavoro da giorni.

Mapping wildfires around the world

2021-08-19T08:38+0200aljazeera-en (en)

In recent weeks, the devastating effects of wildfires, which have killed more than 100 people and rendered thousands homeless, have been dominating headlines around the world. Several countries have reported their worst fires in decades, including hundreds of deadly fires across the Mediterranean. In Algeria, at least 69 people have been killed.

Two Dead As France Battles Riviera Inferno

2021-08-19T06:02+0200ibtimes (en)

Hundreds of firefighters struggled for a third day Wednesday to contain France 's worst wildfire of the summer near the glitzy Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez which has left two dead and forced thousands of residents and tourists to flee. The fire is the latest to hit a Mediterranean region that has....

Wildfires in France's Southeast Kill 2, Injure 26 - Authorities

2021-08-18T23:57+0200urdupoint (en)

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 18th August, 2021) The death toll ongoing forest fires in France 's Var department has reached two, with 26 others , the local said on Wednesday. "Since the beginning of the disaster, two deaths are to be deplored. An investigation is underway. 7 firefighters suffered minor injuries.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T23:23+0200thejournal (en)

A WILDFIRE NEAR the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T19:04+0200theargus (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T18:52+0200thecourier (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T18:38+0200independent-ie (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. O ver 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T18:28+0200impartialreporter (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T18:20+0200breakingnews-ie (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T18:20+0200irishexaminer (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

Two killed as forest fires continue to burn near French Riviera

2021-08-18T18:19+0200eveningtelegraph (en)

A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control in the forests of the popular region, fuelled by wind and drought. Over 1,100 firefighters were battling the flames and thousands of tourists and locals were evacuated to safer areas.

'Countless' animals threatened by fires ravaging Europe

2021-08-18T16:25+0200dhakatribune (en)

Fires in Turkey's southern Mugla and Antalya provinces have caused ‘extensive damage’ to habitats of desert lynx, wild goat, eagle owl and woolly dormouse. As wildfires supercharged by climate change-induced drought and heatwaves ravage southern Europe, conservationists are increasingly concerned....

Drought alerts and hosepipe bans in force in south and west France Twelve departments have been placed on ‘critical’ level - the highest of France’s drought alerts - meaning water use is strictly restricted to essential purposes

2021-08-18T14:29+0200connexionfrance (en)

Drought alerts and hosepipe bans in force in south and west France . Twelve departments have been placed on ‘critical’ level - the highest of France’s drought alerts - meaning water use is strictly restricted to essential purposes Drought warnings and restrictions on water usage have been imposed in departments across southern and western France.

New wildfires hit south of France while death reported in Var blaze Strong winds are making it difficult to quell two fires in Aude, while the firefighting operation in Vaucluse is affecting public drinking water supply

2021-08-18T12:29+0200connexionfrance (en)

Several new forest fires have hit the south of France as the 7,000 hectare blaze in the backcountry near St Tropez continues. One death has been reported. More than 300 hectares of land have been burnt in the departments of Vaucluse (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur) and Aude (Occitanie) in new break-outs....

Clima impazzito: Europa divisa tra incendi e maltempo Euronews

2021-08-18T11:52+0200msn-it (it)

In Grecia centinaia di vigili del fuoco hanno lottato per due giorni per contenere le fiamme che hanno colpito il nord-ovest di Atene, dove sono stati evacuati una casa di cura e diversi villaggi. © Daniel Cole/Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved L'incendio vicino Le Luc nel sud della Francia.

Clima impazzito: Europa divisa tra incendi e maltempo Euronews

2021-08-18T11:17+0200msn-nl (it)

In Grecia centinaia di vigili del fuoco hanno lottato per due giorni per contenere le fiamme che hanno colpito il nord-ovest di Atene, dove sono stati evacuati una casa di cura e diversi villaggi. © Daniel Cole/Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved L'incendio vicino Le Luc nel sud della Francia.

Incendio in Costa Azzurra, il più grande dell’estate 2021: 1 morto, 7 mila fuori casa un’altra notte

2021-08-18T10:30+0200blitzquotidiano (it)

La Costa Azzurra brucia da quasi 48 ore: un devastante incendio, il più grande dell’estate 2021, divampa da lunedì pomeriggio nell’entroterra del rinomato porto di Saint-Tropez , nel sud est della Francia. Circa 7 mila persone hanno passato una seconda notte fuori casa, mentre si registra il primo morto.

Incendio in Costa Azzurra, per 7mila sfollati seconda notte fuori casa Il Sole 24 Ore

2021-08-18T10:22+0200msn-it (it)

Estate di fuoco in Europa, devastata in molte località da incendi di grande proporzioni spesso innescati da promani. Nelle ultime ore un calo di vento ha dato respiro alla Costa Azzurra, annerita dal più grande incendio dell’estate 2021 in Francia: le fiamme non sono ancora del tutto sotto....

Incendio in Costa Azzurra, per 7mila sfollati seconda notte fuori casa

2021-08-18T10:01+0200247libero (it)

Estate di fuoco in Europa, devastata in molte località da incendi di grande proporzioni spesso innescati da promani. Nelle ultime ore un calo di vento ha dato respiro alla Costa Azzurra, annerita dal più grande incendio dell’estate 2021 in Francia: le fiamme non sono ancora del tutto sotto....

Incendio in Costa Azzurra, per 7mila sfollati seconda notte fuori casa

2021-08-18T09:42+0200ilSole24ore (it)

Estate di fuoco in Europa, devastata in molte località da incendi di grande proporzioni spesso innescati da promani. Nelle ultime ore un calo di vento ha dato respiro alla Costa Azzurra, annerita dal più grande incendio dell’estate 2021 in Francia: le fiamme non sono ancora del tutto sotto....

Incendio in Costa Azzurra, il più grande dell’estate 2021: 7 mila fuori casa un’altra notte

2021-08-18T08:59+0200blitzquotidiano (it)

La Costa Azzurra brucia da quasi 48 ore: un devastante incendio, il più grande dell’estate 2021, divampa da lunedì pomeriggio nell’entroterra del rinomato porto di Saint-Tropez , nel sud est della Francia. Circa 7 mila persone hanno passato una seconda notte fuori casa, mentre un migliaio di vigili....

Costa Azzurra, è ancora emergenza incendi: 7.000 sfollati nei centri di accoglienza

2021-08-18T08:12+0200UnioneSarda (it)

È calato il vento in Costa azzurra, dove però il più grande incendio dell'estate 2021 in Francia non è ancora del tutto sotto controllo. Un migliaio di vigili del fuoco ha lavorato per tutta la notte con 225 automezzi per spegnere le fiamme, mentre circa 7.

Francia, incendi in Costa Azzurra: migliaia di evacuati.

2021-08-18T08:01+0200247libero (it)

Un migliaio di vigili del fuoco ha lavorato tutta la notte con decine di automezzi per spegnere le fiamme, nell'entroterra del porto di Saint-Tropez. Circa 7.000 persone hanno passato una seconda notte fuori casa, accolte in una struttura ricettiva della zona.

Francia, incendi in Costa Azzurra: migliaia di evacuati. FOTO Mondo Un migliaio di vigili del fuoco ha lavorato tutta la notte con decine di automezzi per spegnere... 18 ago - 07:17 13 foto

2021-08-18T07:43+0200tg24-sky (it)

Un migliaio di vigili del fuoco ha lavorato tutta la notte con decine di automezzi per spegnere le fiamme, nell'entroterra del porto di Saint-Tropez. Circa 7.000 persone hanno passato una seconda notte fuori casa, accolte in una struttura ricettiva della zona.

'Countless' animals threatened by fires ravaging Europe

2021-08-18T07:05+0200terradaily (en)

As wildfires supercharged by climate change-induced drought and heatwaves ravage southern Europe, conservationists are increasingly concerned for the fate of the continent's wild species which are struggling to stay ahead of the rampaging blazes. "Fires falling outside natural patterns are....

Algeria arrests 60 over fire lynching; As France, Portugal battle own fires

2021-08-18T07:05+0200terradaily (en)

Algerian police Tuesday announced another 25 arrests over the lynching of a man falsely accused of starting deadly forest fires last week, taking the total number of suspects to 61. The latest arrests were made in several provinces across the country, police said in a statement, adding that the....

Wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations

2021-08-18T03:12+0200thenews-pk (en)

Le Luc, France : Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said on Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-dropping aircraft were battling the blaze in....

A major forest fire under control in Portugal

2021-08-18T01:51+0200archyde (en)

After the strong heat caused by the Lucifer anticyclone, various southern European countries, including France with the Var department, have experienced more or less significant fires in recent days. After neighboring Spain, it was Portugal that had to deal with a major forest fire for two days in....

Forest fire

2021-08-18T01:17+0200palestinewater (en)

fire policy hasleft state vulnerable 8, ( ) the Mercury News seems to be making light of the mismanagement of our environment and forests that has lead to devastating temperatures, droughts and fires ... The “put out every fire” mentality has allowed our forests to become overgrown.

Thousands of holidaymakers and locals evacuated as 'huge' wildfire rages around St Tropez

2021-08-17T21:08+0200dailymail (en)

She said: 'We hope vineyard protecting us but lots of sparks and wind changing. We can't drive out and need road connecting us to be safe.' Pleading for help, Ms Guru-Murthy revealed she had to abandon her car to the blaze after it was caught in a ditch.

Fierce wildfires rage near French beach resort of Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T21:07+0200yahoo-sg (en)

Violent forest fires have been raging in the Var region of southern France where thousands of people have been evacuated including tourists from campsites. The fires are spreading at a speed of 4km per hour and hundreds of firefighters are battling the blaze in windy conditions.

Luchan contra el fuego en Israel, Francia, Grecia y Portugal

2021-08-17T20:37+0200yucatan (es)

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- La lucha contra los incendios forestales en varias partes del mundo continúa, y en algunos casos, zonas habitacionales son amenazadas por el fuego y las autoridades ordenan el desalojo de la población. Miles de personas son desalojadas por un incendio en Francia Aspectos del....

Greek president thanks Ukraine for help in fighting wildfires

2021-08-17T20:27+0200menafn (en)

- UkrinForm) President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou has thanked 23 countries, including Ukraine, for their help in combating the devastating wildfires that broke out in the country since August 3. “Your country’s offer during this difficult time has deeply moved all Greeks, and I am conveying....

Thousands evacuated in French Riviera due to forest fire

2021-08-17T20:02+0200wxow (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says firefighters have been able to “stabilize” a wildfire that is racing through forests near the French Riviera. The fire has forced the evacuation of some 6,000 people from homes, campsites and hotels in the popular vacation destination.

'Countless' animals threatened by fires ravaging Europe

2021-08-17T18:18+0200urdupoint (en)

As wildfires supercharged by climate change-induced drought and heatwaves ravage southern Europe, conservationists are increasingly concerned for the fate of the continent's wild species which are struggling to stay ahead of the rampaging blazes. Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th....

'Countless' Animals Threatened By Fires Ravaging Europe

2021-08-17T17:28+0200barrons (en)

As wildfires supercharged by climate change-induced drought and heatwaves ravage southern Europe, conservationists are increasingly concerned for the fate of the continent's wild species which are struggling to stay ahead of the rampaging blazes. "Fires falling outside natural patterns are....

Thousands flee as France fights Saint-Tropez wildfire

2021-08-17T16:30+0200thenational (en)

Thousands of Saint-Tropez residents and holidaymakers were moved to safety as authorities tried to halt a raging wildfire that began in a nature reserve on Monday evening. About 750 firefighters used high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft to repel the flames on Tuesday morning, with the....

FOTO FRANCIA 2 min Il Var brucia con fiamme «di più di 20 metri», Macron atteso sul posto 5000 ettari sono bruciati solamente nelle prime ore, migliaia di persone hanno dovuto lasciare le proprie abitazioni

2021-08-17T16:30+0200tio (it)

GONFARON - Dal tardo pomeriggio di lunedì un vasto incendio sta devastando i boschi e le foreste del dipartimento del Var, nel sud della Francia. La situazione più grave è quella di Gonfaron, che trova a una ventina di chilometri circa dalla celebre località turistica di Saint-Tropez.

Thousands evacuated in southern France as wildfire spreads

2021-08-17T16:21+0200france24-en (en)

Hundreds of French firefighters battled a raging blaze near the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of residents and holidaymakers forced to evacuate. Roughly 750 firefighters using high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft were attempting to control the flames,....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T16:01+0200wxow (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are battling a wildfire that is racing through forests near the French Riviera. The fire has forced the evacuation of some 6,000 people from homes, campsites and hotels in the popular vacation destination.

'Fierce' French Wildfire Forces Evacuations Near Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T15:51+0200naharnet-ar (en)

Hundreds of French firefighters battled a raging blaze near the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of residents and holidaymakers forced to evacuate. Roughly 750 firefighters using high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft were attempting to control the flames,....

'Fierce' French wildfire forces evacuations near Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T15:49+0200JakartaPost (en)

Hundreds of French firefighters battled a raging blaze near the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of residents and holidaymakers forced to evacuate. Roughly 750 firefighters using high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft were attempting to control the flames,....

Thousands evacuated as fire sweeps through French forests

2021-08-17T15:49+0200wsiltv (en)

LA GARDE-FREINET, France (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are battling a wildfire that is racing through forests near the French Riviera. The fire has forced the evacuation of some 6,000 people from homes, campsites and hotels in the popular vacation destination.

Thousands evacuated amid 'fierce' wildfires in southern France

2021-08-17T15:27+0200vestnikkavkaza (en)

Thousands of people have been evacuated from the Var region of southern France as wildfires engulf the region, a spokeswoman for the fire department told Agence-France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday. "Thousands of people have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, but there are no victims.

‘Fierce’ French wildfire forces evacuations near Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T15:22+0200heraldsun (en)

Hundreds of French firefighters battled a raging blaze near the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of residents and holidaymakers forced to evacuate. Roughly 750 firefighters using high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft were attempting to control the flames,....

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T15:05+0200enca (en)

LE LUC - Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France , the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in difficult conditions, with high temperatures and strong winds.

‘Fierce’ French wildfire forces evacuations near Saint-Tropez – timesofmalta.com

2021-08-17T14:41+0200unravelmalta (en)

Hundreds of French firefighters battled a raging blaze near the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of residents and holidaymakers forced to evacuate. Roughly 750 firefighters using high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft were attempting to control the flames,....

Saint-Tropez wildfire forces evacuations

2021-08-17T14:06+0200manilastandard-ph (en)

Around 750 firefighters and water-dropping aircraft were battling the blaze in difficult conditions, with high temperatures and strong winds. “Thousands of people have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, but there are no victims,” a fire service spokeswoman, Delphine Vienco, said, adding that the blaze was “still very fierce”.

'Fierce' French wildfire forces evacuations near Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T13:25+0200digitaljournal (en)

Hundreds of French firefighters battled a raging blaze near the Mediterranean resort of Saint-Tropez on Tuesday, with thousands of residents and holidaymakers forced to evacuate. Roughly 750 firefighters using high-pressure hoses and water-dropping aircraft were attempting to control the flames,....

Incendio nel sud della Francia: evacuate 6 mila persone

2021-08-17T13:12+0200247libero (it)

TOLONE (FRANCIA) - Salgono le temperature e aumenta il numero degli incendi , che nelle ultime settimane hanno colpito l'Europa meridional e il Nord Africa. Anche in Francia, a Tolone , un rogo ha costretto l'evacuazione dalle case e da una decina di campeggi di circa 6 mila persone.

Greek president thanks Ukraine for help in fighting wildfires

2021-08-17T12:35+0200ukrinform (en)

President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou has thanked 23 countries, including Ukraine, for their help in combating the devastating wildfires that broke out in the country since August 3. “Your country’s offer during this difficult time has deeply moved all Greeks, and I am conveying their....

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T11:25+0200digitaljournal (en)

Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France , the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in difficult conditions, with high temperatures and strong winds.

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T11:00+0200channelnewsasia (en)

LE LUC: Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France , the fire service said Tuesday (Aug 17). Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in....

Francia, incendio vicino Saint-Tropez: evacuate migliaia di persone

2021-08-17T10:58+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di martedì 17 agosto 2021) Un enorme incendio ha portato all’evacuazione di migliaia di persone nei pressi della nota località turistica di Saint Tropez , nel sud della Francia . Le fiamme, scoppiate alle 18:30 di ieri nei pressi di Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, hanno già bruciato 5.

‘Fierce’ wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T10:50+0200malaymail (en)

This photograph shows smoke rising as a wildfire rages near Gonfaron, southeastern France August 17, 2021. — AFP pic. LE LUC (France), Aug 17 — Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said today.

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T10:48+0200BangkokPost (en)

LE LUC, France : Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in....

Francia: incendio a Saint-Tropez, evacuate migliaia di persone

2021-08-17T10:27+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di martedì 17 agosto 2021) Diverse migliaia di persone , compresi numerosi turisti in campeggio, sono state evacuate per precauzione nel Var, nell’entroterra di Saint Tropez , a causa dell’estendersi di un incendio boschivo che ha divorato 3.500 ettari di bosco.

‘Fierce’ wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T10:20+0200themalaymailonline (en)

This photograph shows smoke rising as a wildfire rages near Gonfaron, southeastern France August 17, 2021. — AFP pic. LE LUC (France), Aug 17 — Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said today.

Francia: incendi nel Var, 3 feriti e 19 persone intossicate

2021-08-17T10:15+0200agenzianova (it)

Parigi, 17 ago 10:00 - (Agenzia Nova) - Un incendio è scoppiato ieri alle ore 18 nel dipartimento di Var, tra Gonfaron e Cavalaire-sur-Mer, provocando tre feriti e l'intossicazione di 19 persone. Come riferito dall'emittente televisiva "Bfmtv", migliaia di persone sono state evacuate nel Var e nell'entroterra di Saint-Tropez.

‘Fierce’ wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T10:13+0200inquirer (en)

LE LUC, France — Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in....

UN hot on the trail of temperature records

2021-08-17T09:56+0200moneycontrol (en)

Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France , the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in difficult conditions, with high temperatures and strong winds.

BBC’s Geeta Guru-Murthy ‘drive through flames’ to flee wildfires in South of France

2021-08-17T09:55+0200standard (en)

The 53-year-old had been staying in vineyards in Cogolin, near Saint-Tropez , with her family as fires swept across 15 miles of forest damaging around 100 homes. Her husband and two volunteer firefighters tried to tackle the fires before trying to escape, eventually ditching their car which was burnt out.

'Fierce' Wildfire Near Saint-Tropez Forces Evacuations In France

2021-08-17T09:51+0200barrons (en)

REFILING to fix garble in para 2. Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France , the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling....

17/08/2021 'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T09:43+0200rfi-en (en)

Le Luc ( France ) (AFP) Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in....

Francia, incendio al Sud: evacuati migliaia di abitanti

2021-08-17T09:41+0200247libero (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel sud della Francia per un incendio enorme attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono state invitati....

Thousands of people brought to safety because of forest fire

2021-08-17T09:37+0200archyde (en)

The fires destroyed an area of ​​5000 hectares within one day. Three people are said to be slightly injured, and numerous have been smoke inhaled. W Thousands of people were brought to safety in the south of France in the wake of a serious forest fire.

Thousands evacuated in France as fierce wildfire rages near Saint-Tropez

2021-08-17T09:33+0200trtworld (en)

This photograph taken on August 17, 2021 shows smoke rising as a wildfire rages near Gonfaron, southeastern France . (AFP) Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated as a wildfire raged near the plush resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France, the fire service said.

'Fierce' wildfire near Saint-Tropez forces evacuations in France

2021-08-17T09:29+0200yahoo-au (en)

Thousands of people, including tourists in campsites, have been evacuated to escape a wildfire raging near the plush tourist resort of Saint-Tropez in southern France , the fire service said Tuesday. Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in difficult conditions,aint with high temperatures and strong winds.

Francia, paura incendi, evacuate migliaia di persone

2021-08-17T09:02+0200itacanotizie (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel Sud della Francia per un enorme incendio attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono stati invitati a lasciare le loro case.

Francia, paura incendi, evacuate migliaia di persone

2021-08-17T08:54+0200qds (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel Sud della Francia per un enorme incendio attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono stati invitati a lasciare le loro case.

Francia, incendio al Sud: evacuati migliaia di abitanti

2021-08-17T08:41+0200lastampa (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel sud della Francia per un incendio enorme attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono state invitati....

Francia, incendio al Sud: evacuati migliaia di abitanti

2021-08-17T08:40+0200ilsecoloxix (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel sud della Francia per un incendio enorme attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono state invitati....

Thousands evacuated amid 'fierce' wildfires in southern France

2021-08-17T08:21+0200dailysabah (en)

Thousands of people have been evacuated from the Var region of southern France as wildfires engulf the region, a spokeswoman for the fire department told Agence-France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday. "Thousands of people have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, but there are no victims.

Francia, incendio al Sud: evacuati migliaia di abitanti

2021-08-17T08:19+0200laprovinciapavese (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel sud della Francia per un incendio enorme attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono state invitati....

Incendi: fiamme vicino Saint-Tropez, migliaia di evacuati

2021-08-17T08:13+0200UnioneSarda (it)

Il fuoco minaccia campeggi e villaggi a Grimaud e La Môle. Le persone sfollate sono state accolte nei municipi. Fiamme nel Var (Twitter Lucie Charles) Dopo Italia e Grecia, allarme incendi anche in Francia. Diverse migliaia di persone, tra residenti e turisti, sono state evacuate per precauzione....

Francia, incendio al Sud: evacuati migliaia di abitanti

2021-08-17T08:08+0200lasentinella (it)

Migliaia di persone vengono evacuate in queste ore nel sud della Francia per un incendio enorme attorno a Gonfaron, nel dipartimento di Var, che ha già bruciato quattromila ettari di foresta. Lo riferisce France Info, secondo cui durante la notte gli abitanti di numerose località sono state invitati....

The violent fires which ravaged the north of the country are “under control”, ensures civil protection

2021-08-16T09:48+0200archyde (en)

End of the ordeal for the Algerians. “Most” of the fires that have affected the country for less than a week “are under control and do not represent any danger for the inhabitants”, announced the Directorate General of Civil Protection (DGPC). “More than 74 fires have been extinguished during the....

Swiss firefighting teams return from Greece

2021-08-16T08:51+0200menafn (en)

- Swissinfo) Swiss helicopters and crews have successfully completed their emergency firefighting mission in Greece. The three Super Puma helicopters together with the Swiss Humanitarian Aid rapid repsonse team answered a call for help from the Greek authorities on August 7 as wildfires threatened the capital Athens.

Russia ramps up Siberia blazes battle

2021-08-15T09:32+0200terradaily (en)

Russia on Friday launched a national response centre and deployed additional firefighters to battle record-setting wildfires tearing through its coldest region of Yakutia in Siberia. While Siberia sees an annual wildfire season each summer, the fires have burned with an increasing intensity in....

Algeria mourns more dead as firefighters battle forest blazes

2021-08-15T00:56+0200trtworld (en)

People use tree branches in an attempt to put out the flames of a wildfire in Iboudraren village, in the mountainous Kabylie region of Tizi Ouzou, east of Algiers, Algeria, August 12, 2021. (Reuters) Algeria has mourned at least 90 dead as firefighters, soldiers and volunteers battled to put out the....

10 news sources reported on this L 14% C 57% R 29% Flooding Forces More Than 1,500 From Homes In Southern RussiaHeavy rains have triggered widespread flooding in southern Russia, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,500 people, officials say.

2021-08-14T18:41+0200ground-news (en)

Over 1,500 evacuated in southern Russia after heavy rains. MOSCOW (AP) — Heavy rains have flooded broad areas in southern Russia, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,,500 people, officials said Saturday. Authorities in the Krasnodar region said more than 1,400 houses have been flooded following....

Algeria mourns at least 90 dead as firefighters battle forest blazes Algeria was mourning at least 90 dead on Friday as firefighters, soldiers and volunteers battled to put out the last deadly forest fires in the North

2021-08-14T18:32+0200alarabiya-en (en)

Algeria was mourning at least 90 dead on Friday as firefighters, soldiers and volunteers battled to put out the last deadly forest fires in the North African country. The government has blamed arsonists and a blistering heatwave for dozens of blazes that have raged across the country’s north since....

Chris Froome shares joke after French reporter fails to recognise him

2021-08-14T15:10+0200connexionfrance (en)

The four-time Tour de France winner unexpectedly appeared in a TV news clip on forest fires with the reporter referring to a ‘holiday cyclist’ blocked from passing. Froome later shared the ‘holiday cyclist’s’ ride details. Chris Froome surprised a local news reporter in the Var last week when he....

Greece appoints new minister to handle wildfire aftermath...

2021-08-14T10:00+0200menafn (en)

- Gulf Times) • Wildfire breaks out east of Rome, locals evacuated • Firefighters bring northeastern Spain blaze under control • Russia ramps up Siberia battle Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has appointed a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in an attempt to defuse....

Man Reportedly Helping Fight Fire Taken for Arsonist, Burned Alive by Mob

2021-08-14T00:21+0200newsweek-USA (en)

An apparent social activist who was attempting to put out a wildfire in Algeria was mistaken by an angry mob to be the arsonist and was burned alive. Jamal ben Ismael, 35, was killed in the northern city of Tizi Ouzou in Kabylia on Wednesday evening, local media reported.

Algeria arrests 22 suspected arsonists over deadly blazes

2021-08-14T00:11+0200independent-UK (en)

has arrested 22 people suspected of being involved in the country’s deadly wildfires that killed at least 69 people, the country’s president has said. Dozen of forest fires have hit mountainous areas in northern Algeria since Monday, mainly in Tizi Ouzou of the Kabylie region east of the capital, Algiers.

Greece appoints new minister to handle wildfire aftermath

2021-08-13T23:55+0200gulf-times (en)

• Wildfire breaks out east of Rome, locals evacuated • Firefighters bring northeastern Spain blaze under control • Russia ramps up Siberia battle Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has appointed a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in an attempt to defuse growing anger....

Fires in a national park near Rome

2021-08-13T20:30+0200archyde (en)

D he forest fires, which have been blazing in southern Italy for a good two weeks, reached the capital region of Lazio on Friday night. Near the city of Tivoli, about 40 kilometers east of Rome, around two dozen families from several blocks had to be brought to safety early on Friday morning because....

Volunteer Reportedly Helping Fight Fire Mistaken for Arsonist, Burned Alive by Mob

2021-08-13T19:21+0200newsweek (en)

An apparent social activist who was attempting to put out a wildfire in Algeria was mistaken by an angry mob to be the arsonist and was burned alive. Jamal ben Ismael, 35, was killed in the northern city of Tizi Ouzou in Kabylia on Wednesday evening, local media reported.

The world is burning.. Learn about the list of burning countries

2021-08-13T18:58+0200archyde (en)

According to the map of the NASA Fire Information System satellite map, known as “FIRMS”, fires have spread to many parts of the world due to the effects of global warming and climate change, the most severe of which were in Turkey and Greece. Many Mediterranean countries are suffering from....

From wildfires to floods, the Mediterranean bears the brunt of catastrophic climate change

2021-08-13T15:17+0200rfi-en (en)

The climatic variations appear to bear out a damning UN report that says irreversible climate change is happening much faster than predicted. In Greece, hundreds of houses and businesses have been destroyed and around 65,000 hectares of forest destroyed by the conflagrations since the start of August.

Firefighters turn corner as Greek fires move west

2021-08-13T15:10+0200RTERadio (en)

Fire fighters from France extinguish a fire that approaches Neochori Gortynias, in Peloponnese, Greece, pic: Getty. Greece breathed a sigh of relief after "mega fires" that have ravaged much of the country were brought under control, but firefighters elsewhere in southern Europe are braced for fresh outbreaks.

Video. Tebboune admits not having given instructions to buy Canadairs until after the start of the fires

2021-08-13T13:49+0200archyde (en)

After playing arsonist by setting fire between brave Algerian citizens, the regime is trying to play firefighter to try to put an end to the climate of hatred and division. A climate whose unfortunate illustration came from Larbaâ Nath Irathen, on the heights of Tizi-Ouzou, where the populations....

Permalink to CMC: Majority of Fires Extinguished Thanks to Rains

2021-08-13T11:58+0200skopjediem (en)

The Crisis Management Centre reported on Thursday that thanks to the rains that took place in several part of the country on Wednesday evening, many of the forest fires that raged across the country have been completely put out. “Thanks to the heavy rains and hailstorms, almost all forest fires are....

Siberia tells people to avoid work due to severity of smoke as fires continue to batter Europe

2021-08-13T10:40+0200telegraph (en)

The head of a Siberian region has declared Friday a non-working day and urged residents to stay at home as smoke from raging forest fires raise health concerns. In recent years, wildfires have ripped across Russia's vast territory at an unprecedented scale that experts blame on climate change,....

Algeria combats wildfires, observes day of mourning

2021-08-12T22:18+0200europesun (en)

At least 69 people have been killed since Monday in devastating fires in Algeria. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has declared three days of national mourning starting from Thursday. The Algerian authorities say they suspect widespread arson. Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the....

Death Toll From Algeria Forest Fires Rises To 65

2021-08-12T20:54+0200haberler-en (en)

The death toll from wildfires in Algeria has risen to 65, including 28 soldiers, local media reported. Algerian state television said most of the deaths were reported in the northern Tizi Ouzou province. According to the broadcaster, 12 hospitalized soldiers are in critical condition.

Forest fires: EU continues to channel assistance, further planes for Italy and Algeria

2021-08-12T20:04+0200publicnow (en)

France has mobilised two Canadair firefighting airplanes to help Algeria fight forest fires in the north and north-east of the country, following a request for assistance submitted to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism on 11 August 2021. The planes will deploy to the Kabylia region on 12 August 2021.

News24.com | Algeria combats wildfires, observes day of mourning

2021-08-12T19:14+0200news24 (en)

At least 69 people have been killed since Monday in devastating fires in Algeria. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has declared three days of national mourning starting from Thursday. The Algerian authorities say they suspect widespread arson. Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the....

Algeria Asks EU for Help in Fighting Wildfires

2021-08-12T18:19+0200urdupoint (en)

France has dispatched two airplanes to Algeria after the North African country asked the European Union for assistance in extinguishing wildfires, the European Commission said on Thursday. BRUSSELS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 12th August, 2021) has dispatched two airplanes to Algeria after the....

12/08/2021 Algeria combats wildfires, observes day of mourning

2021-08-12T18:10+0200rfi-en (en)

Tizi Ouzou (Algeria) (AFP) Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the country observed a national day of mourning for dozens of people killed in the latest wildfires to sweep the Mediterranean. The North African country has been in the grip of devastating fires since Monday that have....

Incendi in Calabria, a rischio le foreste vetuste dell’Aspromonte

2021-08-12T17:53+0200lifegate (it)

Le fiamme in Calabria non si fermano, dopo oltre una settimana di roghi , continuando a devastare ettari di bosco. Tra le aree più colpite c’è anche quella del Parco nazionale dell’Aspromonte , entrato a far parte dei patrimoni dell’umanità Unesco lo scorso aprile per la sua ricca biodiversità e in particolare per le sue foreste vetuste.

The planes will be deployed in the Kabylia region Thursday, said a European Commission press release, noting that the Commission co-finances up to 75 percent of the transport costs of the deployment.

2021-08-12T16:26+0200saudigazette (en)

BRUSSELS — The European Union Thursday announced that France has mobilized two Canadair-type firefighting planes to help Algeria fight forest fires in the north and northeast of the country, following a request for assistance submitted to the EU civil protection on Wednesday.

Alicante is hit by meteotsunami leaving parts of British tourist hotspot under water

2021-08-12T16:24+0200themirror (en)

Tourist hotspot Alicante has been hit by a “meteotsunami”, leaving parts of the Spanish city underwater. The local Policia Local de Santa Pola posted on their Facebook page to say the unexpected meteorological phenomenon had caused a sudden rise in tide.

Algeria: France Sends Waterbomber Aircraft as Wildfires Claim More Victims

2021-08-12T15:31+0200allafrica (en)

Firefighters, soldiers and civilian volunteers are battling blazes in forests across northern Algeria which have now claimed 69 lives. France is sending two Canadair firefighting planes and a command aircraft to help get the forest fires under control while citizens organise their own aid efforts for victims.

High toll of Algeria forest fires raises questions about crisis management

2021-08-12T15:21+0200thearabweekly (en)

TIZI OUZOU, Algeria--Blazes raged across northern Algeria on Thursday as the country observed a national day of mourning for dozens of people killed in the latest wildfires to sweep the Mediterranean. The North African country has been in the grip of devastating fires since Monday that have claimed 69 lives — 41 civilians and 28 soldiers.

Forest fires: EU continues to channel assistance, further planes for Italy and Algeria

2021-08-12T14:43+0200reliefWeb (en)

rance has mobilised 2 Canadair firefighting airplanes to help Algeria fight forest fires in the north and north-east of the country, following a request for assistance submitted to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism on 11 August 2021. The planes will deploy to the Kabylia region on 12 August 2021.

Forest fires: EU continues to channel assistance, further planes for Italy and Algeria

2021-08-12T13:13+0200EC (en)

France has mobilised 2 Canadair firefighting airplanes to help Algeria fight forest fires in the north and north-east of the country, following a request for assistance submitted to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism on 11 August 2021. The planes will deploy to the Kabylia region on 12 August 2021.

Forest fires: EU continues to channel assistance, further planes for Italy and Algeria 12 Aug UCPM

2021-08-12T13:07+0200cmine (en)

France has mobilised 2 Canadair firefighting airplanes to help Algeria fight forest fires in the north and north-east of the country, following a request for assistance submitted to the EU Civil Protection Mechanism on 11 August 2021. The planes will deploy to the Kabylia region on 12 August 2021.

Amazonia, Siberia, Indonesia, Boreal regions… Understanding the different types of fires

2021-08-12T12:36+0200reforestaction-en (en)

, for example. Today, the vast majority of these fires are linked to humans and their activities. According to Prométhée’s data, the national database for French Mediterrean forests, between 1996 and 2006 in France , 39% of fires outbreaks were due to malicious acts (hunting, pyromania, pastoralism,....

Raging wildfires sweep across Algeria’s north

2021-08-12T11:25+0200trtworld (en)

Villagers use branches in an attempt to put out a wildfire, in Achallam village, in the mountainous Kabylie region of Tizi Ouzou, east of Algiers, Algeria August 11, 2021. (Abdelaziz Boumzar / Reuters) The death toll climbed to at least 69 as firefighters, soldiers and civilian volunteers battled....

France Sending Help As Death Toll In Algeria From Forest Fires Rises To 69

2021-08-12T05:07+0200haberler-en (en)

The death toll in Algeria from wildfires has risen to 69, according to a local official, while France has announced plans to help the North African country contain the flames. At least 69 people, including 28 soldiers and 41 civilians, have died in the fires, Abdulkadir Umeyrush, chief prosecutor of....

Spain TSUNAMI warning as scientists fear huge waves could strike Mediterranean

2021-08-12T02:12+0200businesstelegraph (en)

According to a study of the Alboran Sea , waves could reach up to six metres high, researchers have claimed. Following the results of modelling, scientists from the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM) warned waves could take just 21 minutes to reach the south coast of Spain .

France sending help as death toll from Algeria forest fires rises to 65

2021-08-11T22:58+0200aa-en (en)

The death toll from wildfires in Algeria has risen to 65, including 28 soldiers, local media reported, while France has announced plans to assist the North African country contain the flames. Algerian state television said most of the deaths were reported in the northern Tizi Ouzou province.

69 killed in Algeria as Mediterranean forest fires spread

2021-08-11T22:01+0200naveenbharat (en)

Tizzy Ouzou: The death toll reached at least 69 as firefighters, soldiers and civilian volunteers battled fires in the forests of northern Algeria on Wednesday, the latest wildfire to hit the Mediterranean. President Abdelmadjid Tebboune declared three days of national mourning starting Thursday,....

Death toll up to 65 in Algeria wildfires; nation to mourn

2021-08-11T20:39+0200wsoctv (en)

Algeria Forest Fires A forest burns near the village of Larbaa Nath Irathen, neat Tizi Ouzou, in the mountainous Kabyle region, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Algeria's capital of Algiers, Wednesday, Aug.11, 2021. At least 25 soldiers died saving residents from wildfires ravaging mountain forests....

Death toll up to 65 in Algeria wildfires; nation to mourn

2021-08-11T20:23+0200actionnewsjax (en)

Algeria Forest Fires A forest burns near the village of Larbaa Nath Irathen, neat Tizi Ouzou, in the mountainous Kabyle region, 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Algeria's capital of Algiers, Wednesday, Aug.11, 2021. At least 25 soldiers died saving residents from wildfires ravaging mountain forests....

At least 65 killed in Algerian wildfires

2021-08-11T20:07+0200straitstimesSG (en)

ALGIERS (REUTERS) - Wildfires tearing through forested areas of northern Algeria have killed at least 65 people, state television reported on Wednesday (Aug 11), as some of the most destructive blazes in the country's history raged. The government has deployed the army to help fight the fires, which....

Death toll from Algeria forest fires rises to 65

2021-08-11T17:44+0200worldbulletin (en)

The death toll from wildfires in Algeria has risen to 65, including 28 soldiers, local media reported. Algerian state television said most of the deaths were reported in the northern Tizi Ouzou province. According to the broadcaster, 12 hospitalized soldiers are in critical condition.

At least 65 killed in Algerian wildfires as Greece, Turkey also battle blazes

2021-08-11T17:06+0200CBC (en)

Wildfires tearing through forested areas of northern Algeria have killed at least 65 people, state television reported on Wednesday, as some of the most destructive blazes in the country's history continued to rage. The government has deployed the army to help fight the fires, which have burned most....

Greece Fires: Foreign Assistance Surpasses All Expectations

2021-08-11T16:24+0200greekreporter (en)

Slovak firefighters assessing the situation on the Greek island of Evia. Credit: Greek Reporter. As Greece fights for the ninth consecutive day the fires that have ravaged huge parts of the country, the assistance provided by dozens of nations has reached unprecedented proportions.

Greece Fires: Foreign Assistance Surpasses All Expectations

2021-08-11T16:14+0200banksnews (en)

” width=”696″> Slovak firefighters assessing the situation on the Greek island of Evia. Credit: Greek Reporter. As Greece fights for the ninth consecutive day the fires that have ravaged huge parts of the country, the assistance provided by dozens of nations has reached unprecedented proportions.

'Animals, fields, houses, everything is ravaged': Forest fires rage in Kabylia, Algeria

2021-08-11T14:29+0200france24-en (en)

Some 30 forest fires broke out in the Kabylia region of northern Algeria on the evening of August 9, killing at least six people. Eyewitnesses have documented the region's distress as it deals with these devastating fires exacerbated by scorching temperatures and drought.

Algeria forest fires kill dozens, arson suspected

2021-08-11T08:43+0200trtworld (en)

People attempt to put out a fire in the mountainous Tizi Ouzou province, east of Algiers, Algeria on August 10, 2021. (Reuters) Algeria’s government has said arsonists were responsible for dozens of forest fires that have killed 42 people, including 25 soldiers deployed to help put out the flames, and destroyed homes east of the capital.

'Arsonists-lit' Algeria fires kill dozens, including 25 soldiers

2021-08-10T23:39+0200trtworld (en)

People attempt to put out a fire in the mountainous Tizi Ouzou province, east of Algiers, Algeria on August 10, 2021. (Reuters) Algeria’s government has said arsonists were responsible for dozens of forest fires that have killed 42 people, including 25 soldiers deployed to help put out the flames, and destroyed homes east of the capital.

Putin orders reinforcements to fight Siberia wildfires

2021-08-10T21:44+0200thedailystarBD (en)

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday ordered officials to send in reinforcements to fight forest fires that continue to tear through Siberia. Wildfires have ripped through Siberia's forests with growing intensity in recent years, which Russian weather officials and environmentalists have....

Putin orders reinforcements to fight Siberia wildfires

2021-08-10T19:07+0200urdupoint (en)

President Vladimir Putin ordered officials Tuesday to send in reinforcements to fight forest fires that continue to tear through Siberia. Wildfires have ripped through Siberia's forests with growing intensity in recent years, which officials and environmentalists have linked to climate change and underfunded forestry management services.

TPU Scientists Research Danger of Fire Break-Out around Lake Baikal

2021-08-10T13:43+0200sciencex (en)

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed a methodology for forecasting forest fires on the example of the surroundings of Lake Baikal. The methodology is based on an atmospheric soil measuring complex (ASMC). The research was supported by the grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research No.

Putin orders reinforcements to fight Siberia wildfires

2021-08-10T13:21+0200RTERadio (en)

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered officials to send in reinforcements to fight forest fires that continue to tear through Siberia. Wildfires have ripped through Siberia's forests with growing intensity in recent years, which Russian weather officials and environmentalists have linked to....

Putin orders reinforcements to fight Siberia wildfires

2021-08-10T13:15+0200straitstimesSG (en)

MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered officials Tuesday (Aug 10) to send in reinforcements to fight forest fires that continue to tear through Siberia. Wildfires have ripped through Siberia's forests with growing intensity in recent years, which Russian weather officials and....

Putin Orders Reinforcements to Fight Siberia Wildfires

2021-08-10T13:00+0200naharnet-ar (en)

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered officials Tuesday to send in reinforcements to fight forest fires that continue to tear through Siberia. Wildfires have ripped through Siberia's forests with growing intensity in recent years, which Russian weather officials and environmentalists have linked....

Putin Orders Reinforcements To Fight Siberia Wildfires

2021-08-10T12:30+0200barrons (en)

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered officials Tuesday to send in reinforcements to fight forest fires that continue to tear through Siberia. Wildfires have ripped through Siberia's forests with growing intensity in recent years, which Russian weather officials and environmentalists have linked....

EU beefs assistance as Greece burns

2021-08-10T10:59+0200FinancialMirror (en)

Brussels is organising Europe’s biggest firefighting effort by sending extra support to help Greece combat unprecedented forest fires and the rest of the Mediterranean wilting under extreme heat. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey, the European Union has....

EU sends help to Greece as wildfires rage

2021-08-09T19:46+0200eubusiness (en)

(BRUSSELS) - The European Union's Civil Protection Mechanism continued to channel support to Greece and other Mediterranean countries Monday as they battle to bring unprecedented forest fires under control. The action follows requests from Greece, as well as North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and....

EU countries boost fire-fighting help to Greece

2021-08-09T17:06+0200dhakatribune (en)

A local resident gestures as he holds an empty water hose during an attempt to extinguish forest fires approaching the village of Pefki on Evia island on August 8, 2021 AFP. There are now nine planes, 1,000 firefighters and 200 vehicles deployed by EU states.

EU continues to mobilise assistance for Greece and other countries to battle wildfires

2021-08-09T16:49+0200newsincyprus (en)

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean, a press release of the European Commission said on Monday. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey, the European....

EU continues to mobilise assistance for Greece and other countries to battle wildfires

2021-08-09T16:22+0200in-cyprus (en)

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean, a press release of the European Commission said on Monday. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey, the European....

EU countries boost fire-fighting help to Greece

2021-08-09T16:09+0200euractiv-en (en)

Firefighters battle flames during a wildfire at the village of Istiaia in the island of Evia, Greece, 09 August 2021. [EPA-EFE / KOSTAS TSIRONIS] EU countries are stepping up their help to Greece to fight forest fires devastating its mainland and some islands, the European Commission said on Monday as it coordinated the assistance.

Forest fires: EU continues to mobilise assistance for Greece and other countries in region | EU Commission Press

2021-08-09T15:20+0200pubaffairsbruxelles (en)

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey, the European Union has now helped mobilise 14 firefighting planes, 3 helicopters, some 1,300 rescuers and 250 vehicles.

Forest Fires: EU Continues to Mobilise Assistance ... The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest f...

2021-08-09T15:09+0200chronicle-lu (en)

Forest fires; Credit: 息 European Union, 2018 (photographer: Pavel Koubek) The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean: following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey,....

EU News | Official News Release Forest fires: EU continues to mobilise assistance for Greece and other countries in region

2021-08-09T14:25+0200wired-gov (en)

Forest fires: EU continues to mobilise assistance for Greece and other countries in region. The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania,....

EU, World Stand By Greece with Firefighting Aid

2021-08-09T13:24+0200gtp (en)

A dozen countries have extended firefighting support to Greece which is still struggling to put out wildfires across the country in one of the worst summers in its modern history. Besides the EU which has through its Civil Protection Mechanism sent nine planes, almost 1,000 fire fighters and 200....

EU mobilizes assistance for Greece, other countries against forest fires

2021-08-09T12:08+0200saudigazette (en)

BRUSSELS — The European Union has announced that its Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey, the European Union has now....

Permalink to Professional Teams from EU Countries Provide Help for Dealing with Fires

2021-08-09T11:50+0200skopjediem (en)

Defence Minister Radmila Sekerinska wrote on Facebook that Romania will deploy one airplane C-27 with great capacity for interventions over wildfires. The airplane, with capacity for holding up to 6 tonnes of water, arrived on Saturday morning in the country, and intervene over the fires in the....

Forest fires: EU continues to mobilise assistance for Greece and other countries in region

2021-08-09T09:07+0200europeansting (en)

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you in association with the The EU Civil Protection Mechanism continues to channel support to help combat unprecedented forest fires in Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean. Following requests from Greece, North Macedonia, Albania, Italy and Turkey,....

Blaze ravages Evia island on sixth day of Greek wildfires

2021-08-09T06:52+0200eureporter (en)

Greece has deployed the army to help battle the fires and several countries including France , Egypt, Switzerland and Spain have also sent help including firefighting aircraft. More than 570 firefighters are battling the blaze in Evia, authorities said.

Greece wildfires: Hundreds more evacuated as uncontrolled fires rage

2021-08-08T22:18+0200rnz-co-nz (en)

Tourists and locals were evacuated by boat from Evia, the country's second-largest island, on Sunday. More than 2000 people have now been evacuated in total. Houses and power lines have also been destroyed. While the fire on Evia is the most severe, dozens of smaller blazes are burning around the country.

Greece wildfires: Hundreds more evacuated as uncontrolled fires rage

2021-08-08T21:41+0200radionz (en)

Tourists and locals were evacuated by boat from Evia, the country's second-largest island, on Sunday. More than 2000 people have now been evacuated in total. Houses and power lines have also been destroyed. While the fire on Evia is the most severe, dozens of smaller blazes are burning around the country.

regno unito e francia inviano soccorsi La Grecia brucia ancora, turisti in fuga Ci sono feriti e cenere sull'Acropoli

2021-08-08T13:54+0200affaritaliani (it)

In Grecia gli incendi hanno invaso altre foreste e aree abitate, dopo aver bruciato decine di case, aziende e fattorie, nella peggiore ondata di caldo del Paese in tre decenni. Uno degli incendi più grandi è arrivato a minacciare il più importante parco nazionale della capitale Atene, causando così....

EU sends help to fight fires in Greece, Italy

2021-08-08T05:28+0200menafn (en)

- Jordan Times) BRUSSELS — Fire-fighting resources from EU nations are on their way to Greece, Italy, Albania and Northern Macedonia to help fight forest blazes, the EU crisis management commissioner said on Wednesday. "We are working around the clock to send help as fires rage across Europe," commissioner Janez Lenarcic said in a statement.

Climate change: Time running out to stop catastrophe - Alok Sharma

2021-08-08T02:46+0200bbc (en)

And he defended his decision to travel to more than 30 countries in seven months. Mr Sharma's interview with the Observer comes ahead of a major report being released on Monday from the United Nations' climate change researchers. The report is set to be the strongest statement yet from the UN group....

Europe, Middle East send firefighters, aircraft as wildfires ravage Greece - New York Post

2021-08-08T00:45+0200google-top-stories (en)

Firefighters and aircraft from across Europe and the Middle East were part of a massive effort to quell the wildfires ravaging Greece. One local official described the infernos as “a biblical catastrophe.” Crews and equipment from France , Ukraine, Cyprus, Croatia, Sweden, Israel, Romania and....

Europe, Middle East send firefighters, aircraft as wildfires ravage Greece - New York Post

2021-08-08T00:45+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Firefighters and aircraft from across Europe and the Middle East were part of a massive effort to quell the wildfires ravaging Greece. One local official described the infernos as “a biblical catastrophe.” Crews and equipment from France , Ukraine, Cyprus, Croatia, Sweden, Israel, Romania and....

Poland sends firefighters to Greece, Turkey and Germany to help with fires and floods

2021-08-07T22:36+0200notesfrompoland (en)

Poland has sent firefighters, police officers and equipment to Greece and Turkey to help tackle major forest fires, and to Germany to help it deal with the aftermath of recent flooding. In Greece, the worst heatwave in decades has caused dozens of wildfires, in which at least two people have died.

Europe, Middle East send firefighters, aircraft as wildfires ravage Greece

2021-08-07T22:29+0200nypost (en)

Firefighters and aircraft from across Europe and the Middle East were part of a massive effort to quell the wildfires ravaging Greece. One local official described the infernos as “a biblical catastrophe.” Crews and equipment from France , Ukraine, Cyprus, Croatia, Sweden, Israel, Romania and....

Parts Of Southeast Europe Get Respite From Fires; Siberian Villages Still Under Threat

2021-08-07T21:24+0200rferl (en)

Wildfires that have plagued southeastern Europe for days were partially extinguished on August 7, while conflagrations in Siberia endangered several villages and prompted authorities to evacuate some residents. North Macedonia and neighboring Balkan countries have been plagued by wildfires that have....

Crowds flee apocalyptic Greece wildfires on boat as UK sends in firefighters to help

2021-08-07T21:03+0200themirror (en)

Hundreds of people were evacuated by ferry from a Greek island consumed by infernal forest fires last night as the UK Government prepared to put emergency fire crews on a plane to Athens. Fires began razing Greek forests last week and have destroyed acres of pristine woodland and forced authorities to evacuate villages lying the blaze's path.

In Greece, ‘nightmarish summer’ fires hit northern Athens, residents evacuate island – 07/08/2021 – World

2021-08-07T19:55+0200ksusentinel (en)

The forest fires that hit Greece for five days burned down in the early hours of this Saturday (7) towns north of the capital Athens, in addition to the island of Euboea, from where 1,300 people were evacuated by boat. Across the Aegean Sea, the blaze had abated but was still burning at six points....

Four Explanations for Why Europe Is Burning

2021-08-07T18:37+0200homelandsecuritynewswire (en)

Barely halfway through summer, the area burned by wildfires raging through the Balkans, Italy, and the southeastern Mediterranean has already eclipsed yearly averages. Wildfires burning across southern Europe in the last month — whether sparked naturally by lightning, or by arsonists — have been flamed by drought and extreme heat.

Greek firefighter killed and 20 injured as fires spread out of control - The Guardian

2021-08-07T16:13+0200google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

A volunteer firefighter has been killed in a blaze threatening the Greek capital’s most important national park, and at least 20 people have been injured in fires during the country’s worst heatwave in 30 years, with temperatures of up to 45C (113F). Thousands of residents and holidaymakers have....

Greek firefighter killed and 20 injured as fires spread out of control

2021-08-07T13:33+0200guardian (en)

A volunteer firefighter has been killed in a blaze threatening the Greek capital’s most important national park, and at least 20 people have been injured in fires during the country’s worst heatwave in 30 years, with temperatures of up to 45C (113F). Thousands of residents and holidaymakers have....

Wildfires ravaging forestlands in many parts of world

2021-08-07T10:15+0200yenisafak-en (en)

Wildfires have spread to many parts of the world, according to the US space agency NASA’s Fire Information for Resource Management System. Most regions of North America and South America, the African plateau, Madagascar, the eastern Arabian Peninsula, and the Mediterranean coast of Europe as well as....

Incendi boschivi: l’UE va in aiuto di Italia, Grecia, Albania e Macedonia del Nord

2021-08-06T10:03+0200euroconsulting-be-it (it)

Di fronte agli incendi che continuano a divampare in diverse regioni del Mediterraneo e dei Balcani occidentali, la Commissione europea si mobilita rapidamente per aiutare i paesi colpiti a contenere le fiamme e proteggere vite e mezzi di sussistenza. Due Canadair inviati dalla Francia nelle zone....

Ambiente - Incendi boschivi, arrivano due Canadair dalla Francia - Italia/Mondo - Varese News

2021-08-04T16:13+0200varesenews (it)

Di fronte agli incendi che continuano a divampare in diverse regioni del Mediterraneo e dei Balcani occidentali, la Commissione europea si mobilita rapidamente per aiutare i paesi colpiti a contenere le fiamme e proteggere vite e mezzi di sussistenza. Due Canadair inviati dalla Francia nelle zone....

Incendi Sardegna, arrivati canadair Francia e Grecia

2021-07-27T09:53+0200247libero (it)

ITALIA - Proseguono le operazioni di soccorso a seguito degli incendi boschivi che da alcuni giorni stanno interessando la Sardegna e in particolare la provincia di Oristano, nei territori di Santu Lussurgiu, Cuglieri, Tresnuraghes, Frossio, Sennariolo, Usellus, Porto Albe, Scano di Montiferro e Cabras.

Incendi Sardegna, arrivati canadair Francia e Grecia

2021-07-27T08:51+0200oggitreviso (it)

ITALIA - Proseguono le operazioni di soccorso a seguito degli incendi boschivi che da alcuni giorni stanno interessando la Sardegna e in particolare la provincia di Oristano, nei territori di Santu Lussurgiu, Cuglieri, Tresnuraghes, Frossio, Sennariolo, Usellus, Porto Albe, Scano di Montiferro e Cabras.

Incendi boschivi in Sardegna: l’UE mobilita l’assistenza immediata per l’Italia.

2021-07-26T17:55+0200sardegnagol (it)

In risposta alla richiesta di assistenza inoltrata dall’Italia attraverso il meccanismo di protezione civile dell’UE per aiutare il Paese nella lotta contro gli incendi boschivi in corso in Sardegna, l’UE ha mobilitato il sostegno immediato di Francia e Grecia, come ricordato oggi dal Commissario....

Incendi Sardegna, arrivati canadair Francia e Grecia

2021-07-26T15:49+0200247libero (it)

Proseguono le operazioni di soccorso a seguito degli incendi boschivi che da alcuni giorni stanno interessando la Sardegna e in particolare la provincia di Oristano, nei territori di Santu Lussurgiu, Cuglieri, Tresnuraghes, Frossio, Sennariolo, Usellus, Porto Albe, Scano di Montiferro e Cabras.

Cosa sta succedendo in Sardegna? La paura per gli incendi

2021-07-26T13:41+0200zazoom-it (it)

(Di lunedì 26 luglio 2021) Emergenza incendi in Sardegna . Dall'isola continuano ad arrivare immagini di incendi e fumo che rendono l'aria irrespirabile a dare aiuto al considerevole sforzo dei mezzi italiani, sono in arrivo Canadair francesi e greci. Un supporto che offre il quadro di quanto si sta....

Incendi boschivi in Sardegna: l’Ue mobilita aiuti immediati all’Italia

2021-07-26T12:33+0200euroconsulting-be-it (it)

Incendi boschivi in ​​Sardegna: l’Ue mobilita aiuti immediati all’Italia. In seguito alla richiesta di assistenza dell’Italia attraverso il meccanismo di protezione civile dell’UE per contrastare gli incendi boschivi in ​​Sardegna, l’UE ha mobilitato un sostegno immediato che viene messo a disposizione da Francia e Grecia.

Rogo nell’Oristanese, proseguono gli interventi di soccorso: in arrivo due Canadair dalla Francia, altri due giunti dalla Grecia Proseguono le operazioni di soccorso a seguito degli incendi boschivi che da alcuni giorni stanno interessando la provincia di Oristano, nei territori di Santu Lussurgiu,....

2021-07-26T10:15+0200msn-it (it)

© LAPRESSE Sardegna; incendi nell'Oristanese, le fiamme raggiungono Cuglieri Proseguono le operazioni di soccorso a seguito degli incendi boschivi che da alcuni giorni stanno interessando la provincia di Oristano, nei territori di Santu Lussurgiu, Cuglieri, Tresnuraghes, Frossio, Sennariolo, Usellus, Porto Albe, Scano di Montiferro e Cabras.

Quattro nuovi Canadair da Francia e Grecia per lottare contro gli incendi. La Sardegna dichiara lo stato d'emergenza. Oltre 20.000 ettari in fumo e quasi 1.500 sfollati. Il governatore Solinas: "Danni incalcolabili. Uno dei più gravi disastri naturali mai avvenuti in regione"

2021-07-26T09:33+0200euronews-it (it)

Quattro nuovi Canadair da Francia e Grecia e l'appello al governo per rialzare la testa. Soffocata da un'aria irrespirabile e ormai decretato lo stato d'emergenza, la Sardegna chiede aiuto e si rimette anche alla solidarietà internazionale per avere la meglio sugli incendi nelle provincie di....

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