Forest Fire (5059 ha) in Australia 15 Mar 2023

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1012766
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 15 Mar 2023 - 17 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5059 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Lisa Wilkinson’s daughter Billi FitzSimons grills Dominic Perrottet in ... 2023-03-24T00:51+0100.

Billi FitzSimons has channeled her hard-hitting journalist mom during a fiery interview with NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet, making her mum Lisa Wilkinson “very proud.” The daughter of journalists Lisa Wilkinson and Peter FitzSimons sat down
Cosa succede se la Terra diventa più calda: le conseguenze catastrofic ... 2023-03-21T07:05+0100.

Il 20 marzo 2023 il Gruppo Intergovernativo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (IPCC) dell'Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) ha pubblicato una relazione di sintesi sul Sesto Rapporto di Valutazione del riscaldamento globale. In parole molto s
Equip staff to control forest fires2023-03-20T23:17+0100.

Soaring temperatures have increased the duration of fire season, and there is growing evidence for more frequent and severe wildfires, causing the release of more carbon soaked up in the trees and organic soil. A new study reported in the j
Smoke from forest fires destroys the ozone layer2023-03-20T17:31+0100.

The fires that ravaged Australia in 2020 weakened the ozone layer, the filter that protects the Earth from solar radiation. And the worst is yet to come according to the researchers. In 2019 and 2020, deadly fires burned approximately 46 mi

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