Forest Fire (29877 ha) in China 30 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 1013154
Countries: China
Start Date - Last detection*: 30 Mar 2023 - 08 Apr 2023
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 25542 in the burned area
Burned area: 29877 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Sindhupalchok locals benefit from disaster management training2023-04-17T04:13+0200.

Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality is one of the most disaster-prone areas in Sindhupalchok, a district that has been battered by natural calamities—earthquakes, floods and landslides—in the last decade. In a bid to mitigate post-disaster losses
Why do forest fires occur frequently?2023-04-16T10:52+0200.

Studies have found that extreme heat and dry weather are major factors in the occurrence of forest fires. For a fire to start, three conditions must be met - combustibles, a fire source, and a fire environment. High temperatures create an e
China faces serious task in preventing forest fires this year, as Spri ... 2023-04-13T17:29+0200.

Photo: Screenshot from website China is facing is facing a severe challenge in preventing forest fires this Spring, and China’s long border line with other countries highlights the danger of forest fire in border areas, said the country’s N
Forests, Vol. 14, Pages 778: Forest Fire Prediction Based on Long- and ... 2023-04-10T12:22+0200.

Modeling and prediction of forest fire occurrence play a key role in guiding forest fire prevention. From the perspective of the whole world, forest fires are a natural disaster with a great degree of hazard, and many countries have taken m

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