Forest Fire (31255 ha) in Australia 09 Aug 2023

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1016243
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 09 Aug 2023 - 16 Aug 2023
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 83 in the burned area
Burned area: 31255 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 100 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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Source: AFAC Seasonal Outlook: Spring 2023. Minister for Emergency Management, Murray Watt said unfortunately the forecast showed some areas which had experienced floods recently were also among those facing the highest risk of fire during
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Full Preparedness Underway for Bushfire, Heatwave Season2023-08-24T08:10+0200.

​​​​National bushfire preparedness is well underway ahead of the high-risk weather season, with the Albanese Government coordinating efforts across the country to ensure communities are as ready as possible. The Seasonal Bushfire Outlook fo
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L’Oceano Pacifico copre il 32% della superficie terrestre, più di tutte le terre emerse messe insieme. Non sorprende che la sua attività influenzi le condizioni in tutto il mondo. Le variazioni periodiche della temperatura dell’acqua e dei
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