Forest Fire (5757 ha) in Cambodia 19 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 1013096
Countries: Cambodia
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 Mar 2023 - 29 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 4 in the burned area
Burned area: 5757 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Thailand’s extreme air pollution: ’I feel sorry for my daughter’ 17 mi ... 2023-04-02T10:43+0200.

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
Thailand Raises Haze Concerns With Neighboring Countries2023-04-01T20:29+0200.

The worst PM2.5 levels in northern Thailand have been affecting an increasing number of people. The Thai government is now being pressed to bring this issue up for discussion with neighboring countries. Kanchana Patarachok, a Ministry of Fo
News2 hours ago People in Fear Northern Thailand’s Extreme PM2.5 Air P ... 2023-03-31T23:07+0200.

Fear has gripped northern Thailand, where millions of people are struggling to breathe due to lethal PM2.5 air pollution. Widespread farm burning and forest fires have produced even thicker smog than usual, choking communities and exposing
Curfews considered in harsher measures to control forest and farm fire ... 2023-03-27T15:48+0200.

The Thai government may resort to harsher measures, including curfews in some areas, to deal with the lighting of forest fires and burning of farm waste, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Varawut Silpa-archa warned today (Monday

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