Forest Fire (6534 ha) in Brazil 10 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 1008254
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Aug 2022 - 16 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6534 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: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Brazil Records Worst Day For Amazon Fires In 15 Years2022-08-25T23:40+0200.

This photo taken on October 01, 2019 shows a fire near Itaituba, Para state, Brazil, in the Amazon rainforest NELSON ALMEIDA. The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official f
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Forest fires burn twice as many trees as two decades ago, report finds2022-08-24T22:50+0200.

Forest fires today are burning nearly twice as many trees as they did just two decades ago, according to a study from the University of Maryland’s Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) laboratory. The researchers found a typical forest
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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 destroyed nearly 23 million acres of land in 2021, and it ... 2022-08-17T19:43+0200.

Lucas Ninno/Getty Images. (NEW YORK) — The planet continues to experience a massive loss in forest land as the world warms and allows severe wildfires to run rampant in regions spanning the globe. Overall, forest fires are getting worse wor
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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),