Forest Fire (5757 ha) in Spain 13 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 1008250
Countries: Spain
Start Date - Last detection*: 13 Aug 2022 - 14 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 420 in the burned area
Burned area: 5757 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 306 | About casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

Spain declares catastrophe zones in 15 communities affected by forest ... 2022-08-24T00:02+0200.

MADRID, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Spanish government on Tuesday declared catastrophe zones in 15 of the country's autonomous communities which have been seriously affected by forest fires. Spanish President Pedro Sanchez made the announcement
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Spain declares catastrophe zones in 15 communities affected by forest ... 2022-08-23T22:59+0200.

MADRID, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Spanish government on Tuesday declared catastrophe zones in 15 of the country's autonomous communities which have been seriously affected by forest fires. Read full story ......
Incendios y sequía en Europa: prueba de fuego para el turismo2022-08-23T22:50+0200.

España en llamas. Los peores incendios forestales desde que se tiene constancia están causando estragos en España. Ya sea en Valencia, Alicante o Murcia, los equipos de extinción de incendios están en constante alarma. Miles de residentes,
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Forest fires near Moscow in Russia, the state of emergency declared2022-08-23T16:02+0200.

According to Greenpeace, 11,000 hectares have already been affected by the flames The Ryazan region, located about 250 km east of Moscow (Russia), announced on Monday that it had instituted a state of emergency to deal with forest fires. Th
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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),