Forest Fire (5524 ha) in Canada 19 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 1017412
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 Sep 2023 - 21 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5524 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 243 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

CBS News Peddles Climate-Attribution Misinfo On Canadian Wildfires2023-09-29T22:00+0200.

Written by on Sep 29, 2023 . Posted in Latest news CBS News Peddles Climate-Attribution Misinfo On Canadian Wildfires. CBS News ran a story claiming that Canada’s severe wildfires this year were due to climate change. This is false. Althou
Michel Maisonneuve: Cutting $1B from our already underfunded military ... 2023-09-29T21:56+0200.

Let’s see what might be the results of these cuts. First, all procurement projects will be revised and most likely several will be descoped — meaning they will be delayed or the spending spread to further out years. This would be less of a
LILLEY: As global threats grow Trudeau looks to slash defence spending2023-09-29T21:56+0200.

While the $15 billion in spending cuts sounds drastic, it actually amounts to just 3.2% of the government’s projected spending for next year. The more than $900 million in cuts to the military budget amounts to a nearly 6% cut for the milit
Summer Arctic ice covered in snow, baffling scientists2023-09-29T21:36+0200.

Unusually large quantities of snow are covering the sea ice in the Arctic in the warmer months of August and September, according to a scientist. The rare weather pattern was noted by Marcel Nicolaus, a sea ice physicist at the Alfred Wege

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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),