Forest Fire (17442 ha) in Australia 18 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 1019604
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 18 Apr 2024 - 26 Apr 2024
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 17442 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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