Forest Fire (10058 ha) in Brazil 04 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 1008202
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 04 Aug 2022 - 23 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 19
People affected: 2 in the burned area
Burned area: 10058 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 32 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Blazing start to Amazon’s ‘fire season’ as burning hits August record2022-09-01T23:05+0200.

Towns in the Brazilian states of Amazonas and Pará have experienced a recent bout of skies overcast with thick clouds of smoke, the result of fires raging in the Amazon Rainforest. The forest fires peaked in the last few weeks after hitting
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Brazilian Amazon records worst August for fires in 12 years2022-09-01T22:43+0200.

The Brazilian Amazon recorded its worst month of August for forest fires since 2010, with an 18 per cent rise from a year ago, according to official data released Thursday. The Brazilian INPE space agency said its satellites had recorded 33
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BRASILE 44 sec Brucia l'Amazzonia, mese d’agosto da record L’ondata di ... 2022-09-01T21:52+0200.

BRASILIA - Durante il mese di agosto 2022, la foresta amazzonica brasiliana ha subito più incendi rispetto a qualsiasi mese negli ultimi cinque anni. Oltre alle ondate di caldo, le deforestazioni illegali hanno contribuito alla propagazione
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Indepedent watchdog confirms rampant deforestation in the Amazon2022-08-31T10:38+0200.

Data from independent forest monitoring group Imazon has confirmed that deforestation in Earth’s largest rainforest is on track to approach the highest level in 15 years. Imazon’s monthly deforestation alert system detected 10,781 square ki
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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),