Forest Fire (64459 ha) in Australia 27 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 1014483
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 May 2023 - 05 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 64459 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 131 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 1

Rains and low temperatures help fight forest fires in Canada2023-06-14T23:29+0200.

Firefighting crews are also hoping rain will help contain the flames. Photo: QUENTIN TYBERGHIEN/AFP/Getty Images. The arrival of rains and the drop in temperatures as well as the presence of thousands of firefighters from various countries
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Under a scorching sun, 200 South African firefighters wrapped up a las ... 2023-06-14T16:23+0200.

After completing their last round of training, this second batch of South African firefighters are headed to Canada to battle wildfires. Under a scorching sun, 200 South African firefighters wrapped up a last round of training on Tuesday (J
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Deployment to Canada 'good exposure' for SA firefighters2023-06-14T12:12+0200.

JOHANNESBURG - Under a scorching sun, 200 South African firefighters wrapped up a last round of training on Tuesday before flying out to help Canada battle unprecedented forest blazes there. It is a rare offer of aid from a developing count
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In Depth Subscribers only Canada overwhelmed in its fight with forest ... 2023-06-14T09:08+0200.

A forest fire between Chibougamau and Mistissini, a northern Quebec Indigenous community, on June 5, 2023. KEVIN BURTON/AFP. In the West, the forests are once again engulfed in flames, as fires continue to subside on the Atlantic coast. Res
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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),