Forest Fire (7800 ha) in Australia 12 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 1008252
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 Aug 2022 - 15 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7800 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

L’Onu avverte: moriremo tutti di sete, non solo i Paesi più poveri2022-08-24T19:39+0200.

L’umanità deve affrontare siccità sempre più gravi e dannose a causa del cambiamento climatico e del degrado del suolo, afferma un rapporto dell’Onu pubblicato mercoledì 11 maggio scorso. La Terra – NanoPress.it. Le nazioni devono intrapren
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Global fires causing unprecedented tree loss due to climate change Ror ... 2022-08-21T18:13+0200.

Global fires causing unprecedented tree loss due to climate change Global fires causing unprecedented tree loss due to climate change. New data tracking the loss of forests has found wildfires are burning through almost twice as many tre
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Forest fires are getting worse, 20 years of data confirm2022-08-17T23:56+0200.

Fires are now causing 3 million more hectares (741,3160 acres) of tree cover loss per year than they did in 2001, according to a newly released Global Forest Watch analysis which examined fires that burn all or most of a forest’s living ove
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Forest fires are getting worse, 20 years of data confirm2022-08-17T22:45+0200.

Across Russia, Europe, Indonesia, the Amazon Basin, North America, Australia, and beyond, we have watched fires blaze across landscapes, causing immense damage to life and land. Now, a new analysis confirms what many have witnessed firsthan
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