Forest Fire (8893 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 1006107
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 May 2022 - 21 May 2022
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 76 in the burned area
Burned area: 8893 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 37 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

New Mexico’s largest wildfire was found in a forest fire2022-05-28T19:37+0200.

The largest wildfire in New Mexico’s history has been found in a planned fire set by the US Forest Service. The agency said Friday that one of the two fires, the Calf Canyon Fire, had been burning since January with a pile of burn holdover
Siccità negli Stati Uniti: il 30% del Texas in condizioni di siccità e ... 2022-05-24T13:53+0200.

Una pesante siccità sta attanagliando il sud-ovest degli Stati Uniti dove la situazione è davvero complicata. Il Texas ha un disperato bisogno di soccorso: quasi il 30% dello stato si trova in condizioni di siccità eccezionale , vale a dire
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

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