Forest Fire (12155 ha) in Australia 07 Aug 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 1008141
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 07 Aug 2022 - 11 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 4
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 12155 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: 24 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Forest fires are getting worse, 20 years of data confirm2022-08-17T23:56+0200.

Fires are now causing 3 million more hectares (741,3160 acres) of tree cover loss per year than they did in 2001, according to a newly released Global Forest Watch analysis which examined fires that burn all or most of a forest’s living ove
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Forest fires are getting worse, 20 years of data confirm2022-08-17T22:45+0200.

Across Russia, Europe, Indonesia, the Amazon Basin, North America, Australia, and beyond, we have watched fires blaze across landscapes, causing immense damage to life and land. Now, a new analysis confirms what many have witnessed firsthan
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Forest fires destroyed nearly 23 million acres of land in 2021, and it ... 2022-08-17T19:43+0200.

Lucas Ninno/Getty Images. (NEW YORK) — The planet continues to experience a massive loss in forest land as the world warms and allows severe wildfires to run rampant in regions spanning the globe. Overall, forest fires are getting worse wor
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Forest fires erupt around Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine Wildfires2022-08-17T10:59+0200.

Forest fires have erupted in the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, with Ukraine claiming that Russian control of the abandoned power plant is hampering efforts to control the flames. At least seven fires have been spotted within
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