Forest Fire (9040 ha) in Spain 29 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 1013157
Countries: Spain
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 Mar 2023 - 31 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 2402 in the burned area
Burned area: 9040 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Wildfires force evacuations across Valencia region2023-04-04T01:52+0200.

Sunday saw a number of forest fires across the Valencia region, with some serious enough to warrant the evacuation of local residents and even, in some cases, the rescue of hikers from nearby hills. Up to six fires were reported across the
The role of rural communities, key to wildfire prevention2023-04-03T16:43+0200.

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