Forest Fire (6349 ha) in Venezuela 18 Jan 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1011707
Countries: Venezuela
Start Date - Last detection*: 18 Jan 2023 - 02 Feb 2023
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6349 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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A week of forest fires in Chile: there are 84 active sources that are ... 2023-02-09T04:44+0100.

They affect the central south of the country and represent an imminent threat to people's lives because they are expanding. A firefighter runs to fight the flames caused by forest fires in Santa Juana, Chile (AP Photo/Matías Delacroix) Weat
International help arrives for fire-hit Chile2023-02-07T14:25+0100.

AFP. A firefighter waits for the hose to be turned on while fighting the forest fire in Santa Juana, Concepcion province, Chile on February 6. International experts on Monday joined Chile's frantic fight against devastating, drought-fueled
International help arrives for fire-hit Chile; Makeshift clinic works ... 2023-02-07T12:08+0100.

By Javier TORRES Concepci�n, Chile (AFP) Feb 6, 2023 International experts on Monday joined Chile's frantic fight against devastating, drought-fueled forest fires that have killed 26 people, injured hundreds and destroyed more than 1,100 ho
Chile battles deadliest wildfires on record as heatwave grips2023-02-07T09:13+0100.

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean firefighters were battling to hold back forest fires on Monday as authorities said hot and dry weather would continue this week, potentially exacerbating what are already the deadliest blazes in the country’s re

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),