Forest Fire (5371 ha) in Mexico 11 May 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 1019768
Countries: Mexico
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 May 2024 - 23 May 2024
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 4 in the burned area
Burned area: 5371 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 130 | About casualties: 68 | Last hour: 0

El rector y las enfermeras2024-06-01T15:46+0200.

Investigadores de la Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas adscritos a la Unidad Académica Multidisciplinaria Reynosa Aztlán presentaron una ponencia titulada “Criminología verde al frente de los desafíos ambientales en México”, en el marco de
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NASA Releases New Air Quality Data On North America2024-05-31T20:06+0200.

NASA has released new high-resolutions data on air quality in the atmosphere covering North America. NASA said it has made new data available that can provide air pollution observations at unprecedented resolutions - down to the scale of in
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NASA Releases New Air Quality Data On North America2024-05-31T19:58+0200.

WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - NASA has released new high-resolutions data on air quality in the atmosphere covering North America. NASA said it has made new data available that can provide air pollution observations at unprecedented resolutions -
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Howler monkeys fall dead from trees due to the heat that hits Mexico2024-05-31T15:51+0200.

The number of howler monkeys killed by the intense heat wave in Mexico has risen to 157, according to government reports. Local rescuers fight to save survivors. The climate in Mexico is so hot that howler monkeys die in the trees and fall
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),