Forest Fire (6837 ha) in Australia 20 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 1002742
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 20 Oct 2021 - 21 Oct 2021
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6837 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.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 18 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Extreme weather: the worrying consequences of climate change ahead of ... 2021-10-29T23:57+0200.

In August the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said July had been earth’s hottest month since records began 142 years ago. To pick the month of June as an example, this year the contiguous US and North America as a whole,
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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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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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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),