Forest Fire (8003 ha) in Cambodia 05 Feb 2024

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1019238
Countries: Cambodia
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Feb 2024 - 17 Feb 2024
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 34 in the burned area
Burned area: 8003 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Thailand, Cambodia jointly tackle PM2.5 pollution on border2024-02-19T00:08+0100.

Solutions proposed by the two sides to the problem include sharing information, reducing open waste burning and providing public health services to communities affected by smog. Burapha Commander Maj-General Theppitak Nimit of Thailand said
Thailand, Cambodia jointly tackle PM2.5 pollution on border2024-02-17T14:41+0100.

Bangkok (VNA) - Thailand's army and Sa Kaeo provincial administration have joined hands with Cambodian authorities in tackling PM2.5 air pollution on the border between Sa Kaeo province in Thailand’s eastern region and Cambodia's Banteay Me
‘Cult’ setting small fires in national park2024-02-17T12:20+0100.

Efforts to combat forest fires in Sri Nakarin Dam National Park in Kanchanaburi are facing challenges as officials have encountered resistance from an apparent cult engaged in setting small blazes. Attapol Charoenchansa, director-general of
Satellite images show 600+ hotspots in Thailand, 4,000+ in Cambodia2024-02-12T00:15+0100.

The agency announced on its website on Sunday that images taken by Suomi NPP and other satellites on Saturday showed that there were 601 forest and farm fires in Thailand. GISTDA said the hotspots included 169in national forest reserves, 15

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