Forest Fire (8426 ha) in United States 06 Jun 2021

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1000405
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Jun 2021 - 09 Jun 2021
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 2 in the burned area
Burned area: 8426 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, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Across US, drought arriving dangerously early as water becomes scarceMon, 14 Jun 2021 11:51:00 +0200.

People participate in a strike to call attention to climate change in Chicago, the United States, on Sept. 20, 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Ping) Lakes at historically low levels, unusually early forest fires, restrictions on water use and now a pote
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L ’éphéméride du 14 juinMon, 14 Jun 2021 10:02:00 +0200.

Damas- SANA/Ci-après l’éphéméride du 14 juin: 1800 – Meurtre du commandant militaire français le général Kléber par l’étudiant syrien Souleymane Al-Halabi dans le jardin de son palais au Caire. 1830 – Les forces françaises débarquent dans l
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Wildfire Risks Rise as Deadly Heat Builds Across the Parched WestMon, 14 Jun 2021 03:30:00 +0200.

A perfect storm of several unusual factors is bringing dangerous and potentially record-breaking heat to the western and north-central United States. Temperatures across this sprawling swath of territory are forecast to be 15 to 30 degrees
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US West in fear of worst as drought arrives earlyMon, 14 Jun 2021 03:20:00 +0200.

Lakes at historically low levels, unusually early forest fires, restrictions on water use and now a potentially record heat wave: even before summer’s start the United States West is suffering the effects of chronic drought made worse by cl
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