Forest Fire (10941 ha) in Brazil 27 Aug 2022

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1008818
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 Aug 2022 - 14 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 18
People affected: 777 in the burned area
Burned area: 10941 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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In Brazil, the Amazon has seen more fires since January than in all of ... 2022-09-19T22:50+0200.

2022-09-19T20:49:36.781Z. According to figures released Monday by the National Institute for Space Research, Brazil recorded more forest fires in the Amazon in the first nine months of the year than in all of… The largest forest in the w
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More fires in the Amazon since January than in all of 20212022-09-19T22:23+0200.

2022-09-19T20:19:36.267Z. Brazil has recorded more forest fires in the Amazon in less than nine months than in the whole of 2021, according to official figures released on Monday Satellites from the National Institute for Space Research
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Brazil reports more Amazon fires so far this year than all of 20212022-09-19T21:31+0200.

The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon so far this year has already surpassed that recorded for all of 2021, according to official figures released Monday that triggered new alarm for the world's biggest rainforest. Rio de Ja
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Brazil Reports More Amazon Fires So Far This Year Than All Of 20212022-09-19T20:57+0200.

The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon so far this year has already surpassed that recorded for all of 2021, according to official figures released Monday that triggered new alarm for the world's biggest rainforest. Satellite mo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (26), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),