Forest Fire (11920 ha) in India 08 Mar 2024

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1019481
Countries: India
Start Date - Last detection*: 08 Mar 2024 - 17 Mar 2024
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 2436 in the burned area
Burned area: 11920 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 44 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 1

HC asks Centre if para forces can be deployed for protection of city f ... 2024-03-27T00:03+0100.

New Delhi: Delhi High Court has asked the Centre if any paramilitary force other than CISF can be deployed for the protection of Delhi’s forests from encroachment by land grabbers and mafia. The court’s asked this question after the Centre
World News | Forest Fires Burn in Nearly Half of Mexico's Drought-stri ... 2024-03-26T05:43+0100.

Nogales, Mar 26 (AP) Forest fires were burning in nearly half of Mexico's drought-stricken states Monday fuelled by strong winds. The National Forestry Commission reported 58 active fires in 15 states, including in protected nature reserves
2-year-old girl falls into water bucket, dies2024-03-24T00:49+0100.

Mohali: A two-year-old girl drowned in a bucket of water while playing in her makeshift house at Derabassi . Her parentsm who were labourers, had gone to work and the girl was with her four siblings in the house. According to police, Suman
New approach: Multiple swarms of drones to tackle natural disasters li ... 2024-03-23T07:01+0100.

BENGALURU: A new approach by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science ( IISc ) seeks to use multiple swarms of drones to tackle natural disasters like forest fires. Forest fires are becoming increasingly catastrophic across the world,

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