Forest Fire (16800 ha) in Brazil 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 1008199
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 07 Aug 2022 - 25 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 18
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 16800 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Number of Brazil Amazon fires hits five-year high in August2022-09-02T16:57+0200.

FILE - Smoke rises from forest fires in the region of Novo Progresso, in Pará, Brazil, on Aug. 21, 2022. More fires burned in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest this August than in any month in nearly five years, thanks to a surge in illegal d
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L'Amazzonia brucia come non mai2022-09-02T16:14+0200.

BRASILE - Gli incendi nella foresta amazzonica brasiliana hanno registrato un'impennata nel mese di agosto, raggiungendo il valore più alto dal 2010, come hanno mostrato i dati governativi brasiliani, superando il numero di incendi dell'ago
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In Brazil, the worst month of August in 12 years for the fires in the ... 2022-09-02T10:47+0200.

Last month, satellites from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) detected 33,116 fires in the Brazilian Amazon. Against 28,060 in August 2021. An increase closely linked to that of deforestation 33,116 fires for the month of
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Brasile. Il numero di incendi in Amazzonia ha raggiunto il massimo deg ... 2022-09-02T04:53+0200.

AgenPress – Si sono verificati più incendi sono bruciati nella foresta pluviale amazzonica brasiliana nel mese di agosto che in qualsiasi altro mese in quasi cinque anni, causata da un’ondata di deforestazione illegale. I sensori satellitar
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