Forest Fire (6490 ha) in Guyana 05 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 1019531
Countries: Guyana
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Apr 2024 - 15 Apr 2024
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6490 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Comenzó la Cumbre de Fuerzas Aéreas de 15 países de América en Quito2024-04-17T17:00+0200.

Ecuador es el epicentro de un evento que reúne a comandantes y delegados de las Fuerzas Aéreas de 15 países americanos . Se trata del cuadragésimo séptimo Comité del Sistema de Cooperación entre las Fuerzas Aéreas Americanas (SICOFAA), un f
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Increase our firefighting capacity to tackle the current destructive a ... 2024-04-11T08:07+0200.

Dear Editor, Human-caused climate change coupled with the natural El Nino dry weather phenomenon and aided and abetted by people deliberately setting grass and forest fires have brought us to this current state of destructive and polluting
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The Amazon, severely affected by climate change2024-04-08T15:40+0200.

The Amazon, the largest tropical forest on the planet, is at a crossroads. On the one hand, its lush vegetation and rich biodiversity make it a vital ecosystem for the health of the planet. It acts as a carbon sink, absorbing large amounts
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