Forest Fire (9632 ha) in France 09 Aug 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1008161
Countries: France
Start Date - Last detection*: 09 Aug 2022 - 12 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 1054 in the burned area
Burned area: 9632 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Forest fire in France - Copernicus EMS activation (EMSR619)Wed, 10 Aug 2022 10:08

EMSR619: Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated
Forest fire in France - EC/ECHO daily mapTue, 16 Aug 2022 18:00

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Forest fire in France - JRC emergency reportWed, 10 Aug 2022 08:08

A new JRC Emergency report is now available
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 380 | About casualties: 21 | Last hour: 0

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The Libyan Center for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences has called for declaring the state of emergency to confront and reduce the expected drought and provide an alternative solution for water shortages. In a statement, the center said tha
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Climate disturbances.. Extinguishing Algeria's fires, exacerbating Sud ... 2022-08-20T13:12+0200.

The state of climate turmoil in different regions of the world raises increasing international concern, with dire consequences that climate and environmental experts have long warned of. The rate of forest fires has increased in an unpreced
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Parts of Sweden to get a month's worth of rain in a single day2022-08-19T20:50+0200.

The forecaster on Friday issued a yellow warning – the lowest level on a three-point scale – for an area stretching over most of Sweden. The areas where heavy downpours are forecast includes Götaland, which goes from Malmö and Gothenburg, i
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AU chief expresses condolences over deadly wildfires in Algeria2022-08-19T18:24+0200.

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has offered its sincere condolences to Algeria over the deadly wildfires in the northern part of the country. Media reports say at least 38 people have been killed and dozens m
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), (2), EC-JRC (26), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),