Forest Fire (25601 ha) in United States 29 Jul 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 1007785
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 Jul 2022 - 08 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 70 in the burned area
Burned area: 25601 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: 71 | About casualties: 14 | Last hour: 0

A heat wave is rising across the prairies, and climate change means we ... 2022-08-16T10:24+0200.

CBC Alberta and Saskatchewan have teamed up for a new pilot series about prairie weather and climate change. Meteorologist Kristi Klimenhaga will bring her expert voice to the conversation to help explain weather and climate change and how
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Climate change: we need to adapt our forests in the face of wildfires2022-08-15T19:30+0200.

This summer, in a depressingly familiar scenario, the world has had to deal with devastating wildfires, a highly visible and damaging illustration of the climate crisis. In the United States, several states are battling wildfires, including
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NATO aircraft work together to fight fires across alliance2022-08-15T17:52+0200.

NATO air forces are integrating their equipment and assisting national efforts to extinguish wildfires raging in many Alliance countries. According to the Alliance “Climate change has created natural disasters in countries worldwide from fl
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Europe, USA, Australia are burning: What can we do to prevent wildfire ... 2022-08-15T17:28+0200.

, partly due to climate change. Declining rainfall and longer droughts are making forests so dry that localized lightening can spark a small fire that transforms into an inferno before firefighters can limit the damage. Such was the scale o
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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),