Forest Fire (6921 ha) in Brazil 17 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 1009363
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 17 Sep 2022 - 22 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 5
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6921 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

In Brazil, a ballot where the fate of the Amazon rainforest is at stak ... 2022-10-01T14:56+0200.

The Brazilians will choose, Sunday, October 2, the course that their country will take for the next four years. And they will decide if it will be greener. Because on the environmental level, everything opposes the two favorites in the pres
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Worst Brazil forest fires in a decade, yet election silence2022-10-01T14:29+0200.

FILE - A billboard in support of the Brazilian President who is running for reelection, Jair Bolsonaro, with phrases written in Portuguese, left, "We are Bolsonaro," right, "We Believe in God and Value the Family," is displayed at the entra
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'Satellite heroes' behind earthquake relief2022-10-01T12:55+0200.

(ECNS) -- Soon after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Luding County, southwest China's Sichuan Province at 12:52 pm on Sept. 5, 2022, the China Center for Resources Satellite Data & Application immediately started emergency rescue work. Th
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Wildfires Race Through Brazil's Amazonas State2022-09-22T13:07+0200.

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