Forest Fire (5608 ha) in Brazil 03 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 1008207
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 03 Aug 2022 - 20 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 17
People affected: 1 in the burned area
Burned area: 5608 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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Articles: 27 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Brazil records worst day for Amazon fires in 15 years2022-08-26T18:52+0200.

A firefighter helicopter drops water to put out a wildfire in the Baixa Limia — Serra do Xures Natural Park near the village of Lobeira, Ourense province, northwestern Spain, on Thursday. — AFP photo. The number of forest fires in the Brazi
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Left 25% Center 50% Right 25% Brazil records worst day for Amazon fire ... 2022-08-26T14:34+0200.

Satellite monitoring detected 3,358 fires on Monday, August 22, the highest number for any 24-hour period since September 2007. The number was nearly triple that recorded on the so-called "Day of Fire" -- August 10, 2019. Experts say Amazon
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Wildfires in Brazil's Amazon hit nearly 15-year high2022-08-26T03:57+0200.

August is typically when fire season starts in earnest in the Amazon, with the arrival of drier weather. (AP Archive) The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon has hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official figures
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Brazil records worst day for Amazon fires in 15 years2022-08-26T02:22+0200.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official figures that provided the latest warning on the advancing destruction of the world’s biggest rainforest.
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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),