Forest Fire (8875 ha) in Australia 23 May 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 1014547
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 23 May 2023 - 04 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 8875 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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South Africa Sends Hundreds Of Firefighters To Canada2023-06-13T18:49+0200.

They are a second batch of fighters flying out to the north American nation where nearly 17,800 square miles of forest have burned since the beginning of the year, well above previous averages amid climate change. The first group of more th
California wildfires are five times bigger than they used to be2023-06-13T09:11+0200.

SACRAMENTO, California – The extent of area burned in California’s summer wildfires increased about fivefold from 1971 to 2021, and climate change was a major reason why, according to a new analysis. Scientists estimate the area burned in a
Conditions slow spread of fire near Edson, Alta., but evacuation order ... 2023-06-12T02:23+0200.

EDMONTON - Selena Wilson and Curtis Wardill hadn’t even unpacked from a wildfire evacuation in Edson last month when an another emergency alert was issued Friday evening, ordering everyone to leave town again. “I’ve kind of had bags kept in
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Countries around the world are bracing for extreme weather later in the year as the world faces El Niño - the climate phenomenon that triggers tropical cyclones in the Pacific, as well as torrential rains and the risk of flooding, in the Am

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),