Forest Fire (19672 ha) in Brazil 21 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 1008872
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 21 Aug 2022 - 08 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 18
People affected: 3 in the burned area
Burned area: 19672 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 22 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

A third of Aussies fear losing their homes to climate change2022-09-16T19:39+0200.

Six in 10 Australians (62%) expect climate change will have a severe effect in their area over the next 10 years and globally across 34 countries more than 71%, including a majority in every single country, expect the same, a new study cond
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A third of Aussies fear losing their homes to climate change2022-09-16T19:20+0200.

Six in 10 Australians (62%) expect climate change will have a severe effect in their area over the next 10 years and globally across 34 countries more than 71%, including a majority in every single country, expect the same, a new study cond
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Over 30,000! Brazil's Amazon rainforest hits 12-year record in August2022-09-10T06:45+0200.

According to Agence France-Presse, official data released by Brazil on the 1st showed that 33,116 forest fires occurred in the Amazon rainforest in August, the highest number for the same month since 2010. On August 16, 2020 local time, fir
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Organizing the Brazilian Aerial Firefighting Industry to Fly in the Ri ... 2022-09-09T17:37+0200.

Unlike other countries, where aerial firefighting operates a little more autonomously in relation to agricultural aviation, Brazil’s industry is driven by it. During the last year, the Brazilian National Association of Agricultural Aviation
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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),