Forest Fire (15141 ha) in Brazil 02 Sep 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 1017173
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 02 Sep 2023 - 17 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 3 in the burned area
Burned area: 15141 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Internet of Things (IoT) and forest fires [1/2] – KINEIS2023-09-25T21:49+0200.

The new approach of satellite Internet of Things in forest fires detection Forest fires : a global challenge. Forests now cover 31% of our planet’s land surface. As well as being home to the majority of the Earth’s biodiversity, these fragi
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Firefighters combat fire in Serra do Coco forest area, Brazil2023-09-23T10:36+0200.

A plane drops water on a fire in the Serra do Coco forest area in Riachao das Neves, Bahia state, Brazil, Sept. 22, 2023. According to the National Center for Prevention and Combat of Forest Fires, the fires are being fanned by strong winds
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Firefighters combat fire in Serra do Coco forest area, Brazil2023-09-23T10:30+0200.

A plane drops water on a fire in the Serra do Coco forest area in Riachao das Neves, Bahia state, Brazil, Sept. 22, 2023. According to the National Center for Prevention and Combat of Forest Fires, the fires are being fanned by strong winds
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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),