Forest Fire (8582 ha) in Myanmar 07 Mar 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 1019494
Countries: Myanmar
Start Date - Last detection*: 07 Mar 2024 - 17 Mar 2024
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 603 in the burned area
Burned area: 8582 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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News2 hours ago Northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai Struggles to Combat Wil ... 2024-03-11T02:58+0100.

The governor of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand is offering a 10,000-baht reward for anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of someone who sets fire to forested regions. Chiang Mai’s Governor Nirat Sitthithaworn said on Su
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Bt10,000 reward offered per arrest of forest fire starters in Chiang M ... 2024-03-10T12:28+0100.

The Chiang Mai provincial administration is offering a reward of Bt10,000 for the arrest of the person or people who started forest fires, as the PM2.5 dust problem in 17 northern provinces, mainly caused by human-initiated forest fires, st
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