Forest Fire (5044 ha) in Paraguay 11 Mar 2024

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1019489
Countries: Paraguay
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Mar 2024 - 17 Mar 2024
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 13 in the burned area
Burned area: 5044 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Paraguayan Firefighters on Alert for Forest Fires2024-03-16T03:50+0100.

Paraguay’s fire department went on alert 24 hours for the rise of forest fires in the country, in addition to the coming heat wave. RELATED: The order was given by the third national commander of the fire brigade, Marco Aldama, who ordered
Latinoamérica ante el cambio climático, por Manuel Hermelo2024-03-15T07:47+0100.

X: @Latinoamerica21 Ante una agenda que incluye cuestiones como la desigualdad, la pobreza, la inseguridad ciudadana, la corrupción o la erosión de la confianza en las instituciones democráticas, el cambio climático emerge como una amenaza
Incendios forestales acontecen en medio de la ola de calor2024-03-12T20:29+0100.

Según el reporte de Monitoreo de Incendios de hoy, 21 fuegos activos en el territorio nacional, se combinan las zonas de acumulación de focos de calor, datos meteorológicos y zonas vulnerables. En Paraguay, la mayoría de los incendios son p
Amazon Wildfires Could Become 'More Flammable' Due to Severe Drought a ... 2024-03-10T11:09+0100.

Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest in South America have increased in previous years and they could intensify and become longer. According to the Brazilian government, drought in the Amazon jungle has already affected agricultural productio

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