Forest Fire (6461 ha) in United States 11 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 1008168
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Aug 2022 - 12 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6461 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: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Posible ‘súper tormenta’ amenaza a California, la ciencia da detalles2022-08-20T20:41+0200.

Investigadores analizaron en un estudio científico, las consecuencias de una gran inundación, de millones de desplazados y pérdidas masivas de dinero. California, ubicado en la costa oeste de Estados Unidos, es un territorio propenso a terr
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What is one of the most effective forms of public fire prevention educ ... 2022-08-19T13:48+0200.

Until after World War I little official attention was given to fire prevention, because most fire departments were concerned only with extinguishing fires. Since then most urban areas have established some form of a fire-prevention unit, th
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Serra da Estrela tourism hit by ‘wave of cancellations’ post-wildfire2022-08-18T17:27+0200.

Hotels particularly call for ‘recovery plan’, underlining “none of this needed to have happened…” As tourism and hoteliers in Serra da Estrela suffer a wave of cancellations as a result of this month’s devastating wildfire, criticism has ag
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Even astronauts can see it: the current drought in Europe as seen from ... 2022-08-17T23:01+0200.

Western Europe as seen by the Sentinel-3 mission. Image credits European Union / Copernicus Sentinel-3. The Old World is experiencing one of the most severe bouts of drought it has seen in centuries — five centuries, according to expert est
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (26), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),