Forest Fire (11795 ha) in Australia 18 Oct 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 1002736
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 18 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 11795 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Australia travel advice2021-10-29T16:19+0200.

If you need urgent consular assistance, 24/7 support is available by telephone on +61 (0)2 6270 6666. Notwithstanding the current border restrictions announced by the Australian government, over 700,000 British nationals visit Australia eve
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People, climate change make even forests carbon emitters2021-10-28T04:25+0200.

Humans and climate change have transformed 10 of the world’s most highly protected forests into net emitters of carbon over the past 20 years, according to a new report. Land clearance and deforestation, as well as forest fires of increasin
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Inondazioni, incendi e siccità: come potrebbe essere il nostro Pianeta ... 2021-10-27T15:24+0200.

L’ultimo rapporto dell’Ipcc, l’International panel on climate change delle Nazioni Unite, è chiaro. Nell’attuale scenario si va verso un riscaldamento della temperatura media terrestre di quasi 3° Celsius entro fine secolo rispetto all’epoc
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Australia fissa obiettivo zero emissioni entro il 2050, critiche a pia ... 2021-10-27T10:26+0200.

L'Australia, secondo esportatore al mondo di carbone e considerato tra i Paesi più inquinanti, ha fissato il suo obiettivo di "zero carbone" al 2050. L'annuncio del governo ha sollevato critiche verso Canberra sia per la scadenza, ritenuta
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),