Forest Fire (15990 ha) in Australia 21 May 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 1014414
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 21 May 2023 - 03 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 13
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 15990 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 125 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Conditions slow spread of fire near Edson, Alta., but evacuation order ... 2023-06-12T02:23+0200.

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Kazakhstan forest fires kill 14 with 60,000 hectares of land destroyed2023-06-10T22:03+0200.

Fourteen people have died in major forest fires in north-eastern Kazakhstan, the emergency situations ministry said, in the Central Asian country's highest such toll in years. Key points: Some 60,000 hectares of land were destroyed, with 1
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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),