Forest Fire (1431 ha) in Guatemala 15 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 1019794
Countries: Guatemala
Start Date - Last detection*: 15 May 2024 - 29 May 2024
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 51 in the burned area
Burned area: 1431 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 23 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Guatemala Key Message Update: Delayed onset of rainfed planting due to ... 2024-06-07T05:57+0200.

Key Messages The lean season started one to two months earlier than typical for poor households in the areas of the Dry Corridor, the Western Highlands, and Alta Verapaz. Due to crop failures caused by poor rainfall during past production c
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Alertan que en Venezuela se acelera y expande el deterioro ambiental2024-06-05T17:45+0200.

En el Día Mundial del Ambiente la ONG Clima21 alerto sobre la "desaparición de la valoración de la protección ambiental como política pública". Runrun.es hace un resumen de los problemas ambientales que persisten en Venezuela. En el marco
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Alta Verapaz y Petén, con más incendios activos2024-06-03T23:37+0200.

La magnitud de la erupción tomó por sorpresa a todos. En cuestión de minutos, una nube densa de ceniza se elevó a varios kilómetros de altura, oscureció el cielo y cubrió las comunidades en una penumbra apocalíptica. La alerta por cuerpos d
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Government informs judges of Inter-American Court of Human Rights of B ... 2024-06-03T17:45+0200.

On Thursday, May 23, a delegation from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) took part in a double working agenda with members of the Federal Government. In the morning, they were received by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva a
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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),