Forest Fire (5945 ha) in Australia 26 Apr 2021

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1000223
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 26 Apr 2021 - 30 Apr 2021
Duration (days): 4
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5945 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 29 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Fighting fire with fire: Botswana adopts Indigenous Australians' ancie ... Sat, 08 May 2021 14:13:00 +0200.

- The Conversation) Interest in Aboriginal fire knowledge has been high since last summer's terrible bushfires. One initiative shows the huge potential benefits of this ancient practice – not just in Australia, but globally. The Internation
COVID-19 : Plus de 800.000 masques financés par le Vietnam arrivent au ... Fri, 07 May 2021 12:35:00 +0200.

Hanoï (VNA) – Le 6 mai, 810.000 masques faciaux financés par le gouvernement vietnamien sont arrivés au Timor Leste. L'Australie a organisé l'expédition de ces masques par voie maritime de Hanoï à Dili. Ce lot de masques produits par le gro
Farming Campaigners demand a ban on 'incredibly dangerous' sky lantern ... Thu, 06 May 2021 16:35:00 +0200.

Countryside campaigners have called for a national ban on flaming sky lanterns which they claim pose a major fire risk and can fatally injure animals. A coalition of 18 farming, environment, animal and fire organisations has written to env
Tree inventory will help Port Moody prepare for wildfire threat 0 5/5/ ... Wed, 05 May 2021 22:02:00 +0200.

Port Moody fire chief Ron Coulson, and deputy fire chief Kirk Heaven check out a forested area near city hall. The department is surveying the trees, soil conditions and terrain in various interface areas to identify areas of concern for wi

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (25), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),