Forest Fire (7519 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 1014454
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 21 May 2023 - 29 May 2023
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7519 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 35 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Smoke from forest fires in Canada clouded the sky over New York #photo2023-06-07T22:33+0200.

Smoke from hundreds of wildfires in eastern Canada has spread southward and shrouded New York in a blanket of fog, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. In the American metropolis, they issued a warning about poor air quality, and the sam
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Canada: Quebec wildfire smoke reaches major US cities2023-06-07T20:02+0200.

Quebec has been plagued with some 160 wildfires, making it the latest hotspot in Canada, where wildfires have been eating up swathes of land in different locations for weeks. Some 110 of the fires were deemed out of control, with evacuation
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Canada: Quebec wildfire smoke reaches major US cities2023-06-07T19:30+0200.

Quebec has been plagued with some 160 wildfires, making it the latest hotspot in Canada, where wildfires have been eating up swathes of land in different locations for weeks. Some 110 of the fires were deemed out of control, with evacuation
...(more)
According to experts, the Quebec wildlife may face destabilization for ... 2023-06-07T16:47+0200.

Biologist Steeve Côté has seen wildfires engulf parts of the province of Quebec before and he knew it would happen again. He just didn’t expect it so soon. Not long after the biology professor at Université Laval and the center for northern
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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),