Forest Fire (11522 ha) in Laos 29 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 1019545
Countries: Laos
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 Mar 2024 - 09 Apr 2024
Duration (days): 11
People affected: 1573 in the burned area
Burned area: 11522 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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(KPL/VNA) Fine dust concentration in many provinces and cities of Laos is reported on April 9 to be harmful to human health. The Lao Centre for Natural Resources and Environmental Research said that northern provinces are reporting high con
Nel 2023 distrutti 3,7 milioni ettari di foresta in tutto il mondo2024-04-04T15:59+0200.

La deforestazione ha subito un significativo calo nel 2023 in Brasile e in Colombia, diminuendo fino a quasi i 40%, grazie all’azione dei rispettivi governi. Tuttavia, questo calo è stato compensato da un aumento della distruzione degli alb
Nel 2023 distrutti 3,7 milioni ettari di foresta in tutto il mondo2024-04-04T13:26+0200.

La deforestazione nel 2023 è calata vistosamente in Brasile e in Colombia, fino a quasi il 40%, grazie all'azione dei rispettivi governi, anche se il calo è stato compensato da un incremento della distruzione di alberi in vari altri Paesi,

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