Forest Fire (6075 ha) in South Africa 06 Jul 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 1020135
Countries: South Africa
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Jul 2024 - 12 Jul 2024
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6075 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Incendi in Sudafrica appiccati dai bracconieri, almeno 14 morti2024-07-16T15:23+0200.

Nessun dubbio sull’origine dolosa, la pista più probabile porta ai cacciatori di frodo che usano le fiamme per stanare gli animali nelle foreste. Almeno 14 morti , tra cui sei vigili del fuoco, per gli incendi che stanno devastando negli ul
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SUDAFRICA, MAXI INCENDIO APPICCATO DAI BRACCONIERI: MORTI SEI POMPIERI2024-07-15T18:11+0200.

Sei vigili del fuoco sono morti dopo essere rimasti intrappolati da un incendio boschivo incontrollabile nella parte orientale del Sudafrica, hanno annunciato lunedì le autorità sudafricane. Come riportano Gea/Afp questi decessi portano a 1
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Researchers find wildfire smoke is more cooling on climate than comput ... 2024-07-13T22:38+0200.

assume.” Murphy was a contributing author of a paper, titled “Biomass Burning Aerosols in Most Climate Models Are Too Absorbing,” that was published Jan. 12 (today) in Nature Communications , an open-access journal that publishes high-quali
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