Forest Fire (34149 ha) in Greece 03 Aug 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 1001461
Countries: Greece
Start Date - Last detection*: 03 Aug 2021 - 06 Aug 2021
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 4569 in the burned area
Burned area: 34149 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Forest fire in Greece - Copernicus EMS activation (EMSR527)Wed, 04 Aug 2021 11:49

EMSR527: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),