Forest Fire (10998 ha) in Brazil 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 1017416
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 Sep 2023 - 26 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 10998 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 34 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Brasil debe reforzar su lucha contra la deforestación2023-10-05T12:56+0200.

El informe anual de la determina que Brasil debe reforzar los controles y las políticas públicas para detener la deforestación. Aunque las emisiones de gases contaminantes derivadas de la quema de combustibles fósiles no son elevadas, el 45
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People are starting to become aware of climate change, but there is li ... 2023-10-05T10:25+0200.

KOMPAS/FERGANATA INDRA RIATMOKO. Kartinah (54) carried a jerican filled with water taken from a spring in Dusun Butuh, Candirejo Village, Borobudur District, Magelang Regency, Central Java on Tuesday (3/9/2023). Residents in the village wer
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More than 100 Amazon dolphins found dead as water temperatures reach 3 ... 2023-10-02T20:05+0200.

More than 100 dead dolphins were discovered within a week in the Amazon rainforest after water temperatures soared to 39C (102F). They were found in Lake Tefé, in Brazil, and scientists have attributed their deaths to an extreme heat and dr
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Brazil Amazon States Suffer From Dry, Drought Conditions Affecting Res ... 2023-10-02T15:46+0200.

Brazil has struggled to deal with prolonged drought and dry conditions, impacting the Amazon states in the country. The lack of rainfall and drought devastate people's water supply, rainforest, wildlife and vehicle transport. The Amazon rai
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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),