Forest Fire (8419 ha) in United States 05 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 1008227
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Aug 2022 - 24 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 19
People affected: 615 in the burned area
Burned area: 8419 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 75 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

California fights Route and Border 32 fires amid heat warnings - The W ... 2022-09-02T19:03+0200.

Firefighters have contained 27 percent of a wildfire that erupted north of Los Angeles on Wednesday, after it burned through some 5,200 acres of land and prompted mandatory evacuations amid triple-digit temperatures. There have been no f
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In pictures: Worst floods in Pakistan's history seen from above2022-09-01T23:29+0200.

Helicopters trying to evacuate people stranded in the mountains of the north, boats traversing the flooded plains of the south: Pakistan continues to mobilize all the means at its disposal to rescue the millions of people affected by the wo
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Stati UnitiInondazioni nel Mississippi: 180 mila residenti senza acqua ... 2022-08-30T21:03+0200.

Il governatore del Mississippi, Tate Reeves, ha dichiarato l'emergenza sanitaria dopo che una storica inondazione ha danneggiato il sistema di depurazione lasciando gli 180 mila residenti della capitale Jackson senza acqua potabile. Reev
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Pakistan floods will cost $10bn, minister says, as third of country un ... 2022-08-30T11:36+0200.

The devastating floods in Pakistan have caused over $10bn in damages, a government minister has said, as a third of the country is believed to be underwater. Hundreds of thousands of people's lives are in tatters in Pakistan after deadly fl
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