Forest Fire (59520 ha) in Australia 29 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 1014566
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 May 2023 - 01 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 59520 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 116 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 1

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
Cherished Cree hunting camps vulnerable to the flames of Quebec's ragi ... 2023-06-10T10:12+0200.

One of the last images Yoanick Dion has of Oujé-Bougoumou is of firefighters digging trenches outside the town as an eerie orange haze filled the air and ash fell from the sky. On one side of that trench, a line of defence against the blaze
El Niño Phenomenon Confirmed by US Scientists: Impacts on Global Tempe ... 2023-06-10T07:49+0200.

Their arrival could push the world past the key 1.5C warming milestone, they argue. El Niño is expected to last until spring 2024 and make next year the hottest in history. The scientists explained that they determine it when the ocean temp
International help rolls in to fight persistent Canadian wildfires2023-06-10T02:28+0200.

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Allies around the world have promised to increase their help to Canada in its fight against hundreds of blazes that have swept through the country in its worst-ever start to wildfire season. Forest fires that have gathere

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