Forest Fire (7232 ha) in United States 12 May 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1006090
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 May 2022 - 13 May 2022
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 63 in the burned area
Burned area: 7232 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 7 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

No relief in sight: Northwest India to swelter till July, say experts2022-05-19T20:48+0200.

The north-western parts of India, which have suffered the most due to heatwaves in the past three months, may not get respite from the sweltering heat till July, according to experts. One reason for this would be the ongoing westerly desert
Sherry takes notice of bushfire incident at Margallah Hills2022-05-19T03:24+0200.

The Federal Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman took strong notice of the news on social media about people setting or using and implicitly endorsing, even glamourizing bushfires as vanity backdrops for fashion photo shoots in what wa
Tormentas generadoras de tornados amenazan la ciudad de Nueva York y W ... 2022-05-16T20:41+0200.

(CNN) — Vientos dañinos, granizo de gran tamaño e incluso tornados azotarán la región más densamente poblada de Estados Unidos en la tarde de este lunes y podrían causar estragos en los trayectos nocturnos. Un meteorólogo de la oficina del
Chinook helicopters bolster Turkish defense against wildfires2022-05-16T14:55+0200.

As it braces for a season of forest fires this summer, Turkey hopes more aerial vehicles will help in its fight against the potential disaster. More recently, four Chinook helicopters were delivered to Turkey from the United States and six

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