Forest Fire (6453 ha) in Australia 20 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 1014441
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 20 May 2023 - 26 May 2023
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6453 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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'Canadian friends, reinforcements are coming': France sending 100 fire ... 2023-06-04T23:26+0200.

France will be sending firefighters to aid Quebec as the province continues to battle massive forest fires. French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted Sunday that France is “united” in the desire to help. “A hundred of our firefighters are pr
Wildfires burning in nearly every province across Canada2023-06-03T18:56+0200.

In Canada’s worst start to the fire season on record, wildfires are burning in nearly every province across the country. About 200 wildfires are currently burning across the country, and more than half are out of control. Major fires were o
Quebec asks for help from the army to fight forest fires2023-06-03T14:31+0200.

Over a hundred forest fires are raging in Quebec. More than a hundred forest fires are raging in Quebec, particularly on Côte-Nord and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Quebec's Minister of Public Security has asked Ottawa to send Canadian Armed For
Bird dog aircraft, duff and fire whirls: Your guide to wildfire fighti ... 2023-06-03T00:37+0200.

With wildfires raging throughout Canada, some of the strategy and lingo discussed at briefings and on the news can be a mystery to people. Firefighters in different communities sometimes use different terminology for the same phenomenon, co

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (28), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),