Forest Fire (10875 ha) in Brazil 08 Apr 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 1019525
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 08 Apr 2024 - 15 Apr 2024
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 10 in the burned area
Burned area: 10875 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Amid record-high fires across the Amazon, Brazil loses primary forests2024-04-23T09:12+0200.

The Amazon Rainforest continues to feel the effect of 2023’s severe drought that intensified the dry season, provoking blazes across vast regions of untouched vegetation. Fire outbreaks in these swaths of primary forest grew by 152% in 2023
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climate change climate change Dalla Mongolia all’Australia, undici nuo ... 2024-04-20T11:30+0200.

Dalla Mongolia all’Australia, dalla Francia al Canada, dal Niger al Brasile. Sono undici, sparsi in sei continenti, i siti del patrimonio mondiale che sono stati aggiunti all’elenco del “ Preserving Legacies “, il programma globale di adatt
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Historic drought: Brazilian government declares environmental emergenc ... 2024-04-14T12:42+0200.

signed the decree declaring a state of environmental emergency on Tuesday 9th April. The reason is the current climate conditions favour the spread of forest fires without control over any type of vegetation, causing a drastic drop in air q
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Drought in Colombia: Couples in Bogota Told to 'Shower Together' as Dr ... 2024-04-13T04:59+0200.

Drought has struck Colombia as of April 2024 following the arrival of the El Nino phenomenon at the end of 2023, resulting in scorching temperatures and forest fires nationwide. Currently, the country's capital city of Bogota has been hit h
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