Forest Fire (102504 ha) in Canada 28 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 1014570
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 May 2023 - 13 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 16
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 102504 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1170 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 2

Pollution spreads from Canada's wildfires: 'Could last for months'2023-06-22T22:13+0200.

2023-06-22T20:13:19.566Z. Highlights: The forest fires in Canada occupy an area equivalent to the Netherlands. At the same time, air pollution is extending across the continent. "If the fire continues, the particles may remain in the autumn
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All 5 Titanic submersible crew members have died, U.S. Coast Guard con ... 2023-06-22T21:16+0200.

CNN confirms: OceanGate released a statement saying they believe the passengers onboard the Titanic expedition submersible have “sadly been lost.” Full statement below pic.twitter.com/9QY5hxkHQI — Jenn Sullivan (@JennSullivanTV) June 22, 20
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OceanGate Expeditions believes all 5 people on board the missing subme ... 2023-06-22T21:07+0200.

CNN confirms: OceanGate released a statement saying they believe the passengers onboard the Titanic expedition submersible have “sadly been lost.” Full statement below pic.twitter.com/9QY5hxkHQI — Jenn Sullivan (@JennSullivanTV) June 22, 20
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Saskatoon man hit with forklift at work2023-06-22T18:40+0200.

BREAKING BREAKING | Debris field found near Titanic as Canadian ROV reaches sea floor in search for missing sub A remotely operated underwater vehicle has discovered a debris field near the Titanic as the search for a missing submersible co
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),