Forest Fire (7884 ha) in Thailand 22 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 1013038
Countries: Thailand
Start Date - Last detection*: 22 Mar 2023 - 28 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 71 in the burned area
Burned area: 7884 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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UPDATE: Massive Mountain Wildfire in Nakhon Nayok Province of Thailand ... 2023-04-04T02:03+0200.

Now for our update: Today, April 3rd, the Royal Forest Department (RFD) reported that the forest fire in Nakhon Nayok province, northeast Thailand, has now been completely extinguished after intense firefighting efforts over the past five d

WORLD THAILAND CONTINUES TO FIGHT FOREST FIRES IN NAKHON NAYOK Credit: Thailand Department of Disaster Prevention & Mitigation (DDPM) " data-media=""> 02/04/2023 05:27 PM BANGKOK, April 2 (Bernama) -- Forest fires have ravaged more than 170
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For the past few weeks, Thommamoon Khowasat has painstakingly explained to his four year-old daughter that the yellow cloud they see outside their window - which has tickled her imagination - is actually a danger to her health. It's a scare
Chiang Mai national park fire kills firefighting volunteer2023-04-02T06:47+0200.

A forest fire at a Chiang Mai national park tragically killed a firefighting volunteer on Friday. The volunteer, 39 year old Wichai Thimakham from Mae Rim district, was found dead in Khun Khan National Park. His death was apparently due to

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