Forest Fire (6134 ha) in Brazil 02 Sep 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 1009338
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 02 Sep 2022 - 19 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 17
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6134 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 25 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Wildfires Race Through Brazil's Amazonas State2022-09-22T13:07+0200.

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Lightning was fired in the Arctic in 2021 by climate change2022-09-22T10:55+0200.

Something is definitely happening in the Arctic, and it’s no mystery: it’s about climate change. It was already known that global warming is affecting this part of the globe much more sharply than anywhere else, but new evidence shows that
How close is the Amazon tipping point? Forest loss in the east changes ... 2022-09-20T18:34+0200.

Scientists warn that the Amazon is hurtling toward a tipping point , beyond which it would begin to transition from lush tropical forest into a dry, degraded savanna, unable to support the immense diversity of life that call the world’s lar
The Amazon has suffered more fires since January than in all of 20212022-09-20T12:57+0200.

2022-09-20T10:55:45.709Z. Authorities have identified 75,592 fires since the start of the year in the rainforest Brazil has recorded more forest fires in the Amazon in less than nine months than in all of 2021, according to official figures

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