Forest Fire (5710 ha) in Brazil 16 Sep 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 1002423
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 16 Sep 2021 - 17 Sep 2021
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5710 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 7 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

ANALYSIS As Amazon destruction continues, Brazil faces future of flood ... 2021-09-23T13:30+0200.

SAO PAULO – In May and June, heavy rain pushed Brazil’s sprawling Negro River to its highest level in more than a century, causing flooding in Manaus, the Amazon rainforest’s largest city. At the same time, parts of southern and west-centra
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Study shows impacts of deforestation and forest burning on Amazon biod ... 2021-09-22T00:49+0200.

in Nature , co-authored by SFI External Professor Brian Enquist and others at the University of Arizona, provides the first quantitative assessment of how environmental policies on deforestation, along with forest fires and drought, have im
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Bolsonaro torna all'Onu con i fantasiosi primati del Brasile su ambien ... 2021-09-21T19:25+0200.

, probabilmente perché non disponeva delle credenziali vaccinali per poter mangiare all’interno dei locali, è arrivato il turno di parlare anche per il presidente brasiliano Jair Messias Bolsonaro alla prima Assemblea Generale delle Nazioni
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analysis As Amazon losses continue, Brazil faces future of floods, dro ... 2021-09-21T18:25+0200.

As floods batter the north and dry weather parches the south, scientists warn there is more to come if Brazil does not tackle deforestation. * Shifting weather patterns have already hit power grid and farms. * Parts of Brazil are seeing the
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