Forest Fire (67734 ha) in Australia 12 May 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1006087
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 May 2022 - 18 May 2022
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 67734 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, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Pakistani TikTok star’s forest fire video sparks outrage2022-05-19T15:06+0200.

A Pakistani social media star with millions of followers is facing criticism after posing for a TikTok video by a forest fire, as a devastating heatwave causes widespread misery in the country. Humaira Asghar posted a clip of herself walkin
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TikTok Star Accused of Setting Fire to Nature Reserve For Fashion Vide ... 2022-05-19T12:42+0200.

A TikTok star has been accused of setting fire to a nature reserve that is home to nesting migratory birds for views and shares on social media. Influencer Nosheen Syed, also known as Dolly, has received backlash on social media after posti
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TikTok Star Sets Fire to Nature Reserve Where Birds Were Nesting for V ... 2022-05-19T12:15+0200.

A TikTok star has been accused of setting fire to a nature reserve that is home to nesting migratory birds for views and shares on social media. Influencer Nosheen Syed, also known as Dolly, has received backlash on social media after posti
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L’Onu avverte: moriremo tutti di sete, non solo i Paesi più poveri2022-05-18T15:01+0200.

L’umanità deve affrontare siccità sempre più gravi e dannose a causa del cambiamento climatico e del degrado del suolo, afferma un rapporto dell’Onu pubblicato mercoledì 11 maggio scorso. La ‘Terra’ in mano ad uomo – NnoPress.it Rapporto On
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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