Forest Fire (59770 ha) in Thailand, Myanmar 18 Mar 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 1012825
Countries: Thailand, Myanmar
Start Date - Last detection*: 18 Mar 2023 - 28 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 168 in the burned area
Burned area: 59770 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Raging wildfire engulfs mountains in northeast Thailand2023-03-30T05:40+0200.

No evacuation orders were made yesterday despite the nearest communities living 400 – 500 metres away from the uncontrollable fire. Netizens pointed out that there are many makeshift construction worker camps near Khao Laem mountain. The mi

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