Forest Fire (14390 ha) in Morocco 13 Jul 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 1007260
Countries: Morocco
Start Date - Last detection*: 13 Jul 2022 - 24 Jul 2022
Duration (days): 11
People affected: 484 in the burned area
Burned area: 14390 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 149 | About casualties: 22 | Last hour: 0

Forests fires — causes, consequences and preventive measures2022-08-02T06:44+0200.

, and Morocco. Prolonged dry weather, severe heatwaves and gusty winds add the proverbial fuel to these fires, which have caused immense damage to economies, displaced large populations, resulted in the loss of livelihood for thousands and
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Forests on fire2022-08-02T05:42+0200.

FOREST fires have scorched the planet with ferocity this year. Over the past four months, a series of deadly wildfires have raged across several parts of the world, the latest affecting California, countries in southern Europe, and Morocco.
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Forests on fire2022-08-02T05:11+0200.

The writer is director of intergovernmental affairs, United Nations Environment Programme. FOREST fires have scorched the planet with ferocity this year. Over the past four months, a series of deadly wildfires have raged across several p
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Wildfires in northern Morocco, a villager prosecuted2022-07-30T07:47+0200.

A villager was charged for involuntary fire in the northern Moroccan province of Larache, the region most affected by violent forest fires, a judicial source said. A resident of a village in Larache has been referred to the royal prosecutor
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