Forest Fire (22018 ha) in Turkey 28 Jul 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 1001229
Countries: Turkey
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Jul 2021 - 06 Aug 2021
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 2613 in the burned area
Burned area: 22018 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1452 | About casualties: 207 | Last hour: 0

Flash floods in northern Turkey cause 62 fatalities while forest fires ... 2021-08-16T00:27+0200.

On Sunday Turkish authorities declared search and rescue efforts were underway to find missing people. The flooding in the northern provinces of Turkey was in contrast with the wildfires that raged through the southern coastal regions of th
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Fire near Jerusalem forces village evacuations2021-08-16T00:25+0200.

Residents of several villages on the outskirts of Jerusalem were evacuated Sunday due to a large forest fire, Israeli police said. Residents were evacuated and several roads were blocked (Getty) Residents of several villages on the outski
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Russian special services may be responsible for forest fires in Turkey2021-08-15T20:40+0200.

15.08.2021, 20:58 Russian special services may be responsible for forest fires in Turkey. Large-scale forest fires in southern Turkey may be a planned special operation of Russian special services. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ann
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15/08/2021 Fire near Jerusalem forces village evacuations2021-08-15T20:25+0200.

Jerusalem (AFP) Residents of several villages on the outskirts of Jerusalem were evacuated on Sunday because of a large forest fire nearby, Israeli police said. Firemen supported by firefighting aircraft were working to extinguish the blaze
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (25), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),