Forest Fire (5601 ha) in Indonesia 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 1017584
Countries: Indonesia
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 Sep 2023 - 03 Oct 2023
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5601 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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¿Cómo pueden las ciudades crear resiliencia ante los desastres natural ... 2023-10-12T15:10+0200.

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Indonesia denies its fires are causing blankets of haze in neighboring ... 2023-10-12T06:47+0200.

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia denied Friday that forest and peat fires on Sumatra and Borneo islands were causing the haze in Malaysia, after the neighboring government sent a letter complaining about the air quality and asking for both c
Govt will not defend Malaysian companies contributing to the haze2023-10-12T06:45+0200.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not defend Malaysian companies operating overseas which contribute to transboundary haze, says Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad ( pic. “We have reminded plantation companies operating in neighbouring countries that we w
What Is The “Ring Of Fire” And Should We Be Concerned?2023-10-11T18:49+0200.

Unlike the outer edges of the Sun, the Pacific “Ring of Fire” is far from a perfect ring. In particular, it makes a sharp dog-leg around Australia’s northern and eastern plate boundaries. There is also an absence of activity at the ocean’s

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