Forest Fire (10148 ha) in Greece 19 May 2021

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1000328
Countries: Greece
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 May 2021 - 22 May 2021
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 1400 in the burned area
Burned area: 10148 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Meteo assessment
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Analytical products
[EMSR510] Fire in Peloponnese and Attika Regions, GreeceThu, 20 May 2021 11:20

EMSR510: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 196 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

La Grecia ha riaperto al turismo, con cautelaThu, 27 May 2021 11:12:00 +0200.

La Grecia ha aperto ufficialmente la stagione turistica pur con alcune restrizioni. La leadership politica sprizza ottimismo, che non viene però condiviso, almeno non del tutto, dall’industria alberghiera e da quella associata al turismo. A
Multispectral Remote Sensing and Deep Learning for Wildfire DetectionThu, 27 May 2021 10:43:00 +0200.

Sammanfattning: Remote sensing data has great potential for wildfire detection and monitoring with enhanced spatial resolution and temporal coverage. Earth Observation satellites have been employed to systematically monitor fire activity ov
Grecia: Protezione civile, piano per la gestione di incendi estivi da ... Tue, 25 May 2021 15:21:00 +0200.

Atene, 25 mag 14:44 - (Agenzia Nova) - Gli incendi divampati nella notte tra mercoledì e giovedì a nord di Corinto nella regione della Grecia centrale per poi espandersi nell'Attica occidentale, a ovest della capitale Atene hanno provocato
Mitsotakis asks Greeks to brace for a tough summer firefighting seasonMon, 24 May 2021 17:28:00 +0200.

Speaking after the huge destruction of a massive wildfire in the Corinth region, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis asked Greece to brace for a tough summer as regards wildfires. The fire destroyed an estimated 7,000 hectares of forestland.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), (2), EC-JRC (25), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),