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bolivia Bolivia
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| 24-Nov-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

gg Greece
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| 30-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

gg Greece
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| 30-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

gg Greece
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| 30-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

gg Greece
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| 30-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

USA United States
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| 09-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

USA United States
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| 09-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

cyp Cyprus
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| 07-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

aa Canary Islands
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| 15-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: Local Gov |

Cuba Cuba
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| 01-Mar-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

Cuba Cuba
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| 01-Mar-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |


 

A wildfire, bushfire, wildland fire or rural fire is an unplanned, unwanted, uncontrolled fire in an area of combustible vegetation starting in rural areas and urban areas. Wikipedia

Country Description Events Persons
bolivia Bolivia
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Bolivia - Wildfires
The wildfires are still affecting several parts of Bolivia. According to COGIC the burnt area is approximately 180,000 ha and Chiquitania, Béni and northern La Paz are the most… Full Story

| 24-Nov-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,500
spain Spain
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Wildfire Threatens Montitxelvo Municipality, Valencian Community
Emergency response teams are actively engaged in efforts to contain a rapidly spreading wildfire in Montitxelvo Municipality, Valencian Community. The fire ignited in the Fondo de… Full Story

| 05-Nov-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

600
South Africa South Africa
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South Africa, unstructured fires are on the rise in the informal settlements
In South Africa, unstructured fires are on the rise in the informal settlements especially in this winter season.The fire that blazed one of the five-Storey dilapidated buildings… Full Story

| 17-Sep-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

2,779
gg Greece
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Previous Greece - Wildfires
Wildfires have been burning across Greece since 19 August, prompting evacuations and causing casualties and widespread damage.The most affected areas are in Alexandroupolis… Full Story

| 30-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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Turkey Turkey
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Firefighters battled a forest fire in the north-western Turkish province of Çanakkale
Since 22 August, a wildfire has been affecting Canakkale Province in north-western Türkiye, resulting in evacuations and damage. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and… Full Story

| 24-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,400
spain Spain
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Wildfires in Northern Tenerife Continue to Spread, Thousands Evacuated
As of August 19th, the devastating wildfires that have been raging across northern Tenerife Island since August 15th persist in their aggressive expansion, resulting in the… Full Story

| 20-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

26,000
Canada Canada
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Wild Fires Looms over The Capital Yellowknife, south-eastern Northwest Territories in Canada
Wildfires have been affecting the Northwest Territories Province in Canada, in particular the Capital Yellowknife in south-eastern Northwest Territories, resulting in evacuations… Full Story

| 18-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

20,000
fr France
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Forest Fire Ravages French Towns, Forcing Evacuations and Leaving Destruction
A destructive forest fire erupted in Saint-André and Argelès-sur-Mer, France, on August 14, leading to evacuations and significant damage. The Interministerial Operational Center… Full Story

| 17-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

3,000
sy Syria
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Multiple Fires have broken out around the coastal and central areas in Syria
Multiple Fires have broken out around the coastal and central areas in Syria. Possible reasons behind these fires differ from warm eastern winds that are active during this time… Full Story

| 12-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

50,000
USA United States
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Tragedy Strikes as Wildfires Claim Lives in Maui, Hawaii
The severe wildfires that hit Maui Island, Hawaii, particularly the area of Lahaina City in the western part of the Island, resulted in an increasing number of casualties and… Full Story

| 09-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NOAA-CPC) |

11,000
cyp Cyprus
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Cyprus - Forest Fires
On 2 August, a wildfire broke out in Limassol district. The fire spread rapidly and burned a large area of forest land. On 6 August, the fire flared up, prompting forces to… Full Story

| 07-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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spain Spain
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Wildfire Ravages Girona, Catalunya, Over 573 Hectares Burned
On August 4th, at 16:30 CEST, a devastating wildfire erupted in Girona, Catalunya, sparking a fierce blaze that has already consumed an extensive area of 573 hectares. As the fire… Full Story

| 06-Aug-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

150
Italy Italy
Wildfires Ravage Southern and Central Italy: Evacuations and Damage Reported
Southern and central Italy have been engulfed by a relentless onslaught of wildfires, wreaking havoc in regions such as Sicily, Calabria, Sardinia, Puglia, Abruzzo, and Lazio.… Full Story

| 28-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

30
port Portugal
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Wildfire in Portugal's Sintra-Cascais Natural Park Results in Casualties and Evacuations
A devastating wildfire struck the picturesque Sintra-Cascais Natural Park in Alcabideche locality, Cascais Municipality, Lisbon District, south-western Portugal, on 25th and 26th… Full Story

| 27-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WA) |

1,400
Algeria Algeria
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Algeria Battles Devastating Forest Fires Along Mediterranean Coast, 34 People Killed
Around 35 wildfires have been rapidly spreading across the northeastern region of Algeria in more than 11 regions since July 24th causing extensive devastation. The disaster has… Full Story

| 26-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

30,000
Tunisia Tunisia
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Wildfires in North West Tunisia: 2,500 People Evacuated as Tunisia Seeks Assistance
A series of devastating wildfires struck the region near the town of Tabarka in the North West of Tunisia, causing widespread concern and necessitating urgent evacuations. As the… Full Story

| 26-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,500
gg Greece
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Greek Wildfires: Over 500 Fires Ravage the Country, Three Major Blazes Still Uncontained
The Greek Civil Protection has reported that more than 500 wildfires have devastated the country since July 12, causing evacuations and extensive damage. As of the latest update,… Full Story

| 26-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

22,500
aa Canary Islands
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Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 500 People on La Palma Island
La Palma, Spain - Spanish authorities have evacuated approximately 500 individuals from the vicinity of a raging wildfire that broke out in the early hours of Saturday morning in… Full Story

| 15-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: Local Gov |

500
USA United States
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Wildfires Ravage Washington State, Prompting Evacuations and Causing Extensive Damage
uly 4, 2023 Washington State has been gripped by a series of devastating wildfires, spreading rapidly across the northwestern region. Over the past few days, these fires have… Full Story

| 04-Jul-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,070
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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Forest Fires Devastate Eastern Abai Region, Kazakhstan: 14 Dead, 300 Evacuated
Eastern Abai region in northeastern Kazakhstan is currently grappling with a catastrophic forest fire crisis. The fires have rapidly spread, consuming a massive area of… Full Story

| 18-Jun-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WA) |

300
Canada Canada
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Devastating Fires Rage Out-of-control forcing Canadian Gov to seek support
Forest fires have been raging across central and northern Alberta Province in southwestern Canada for over a week, resulting in evacuations and significant damage to the region.… Full Story

| 11-May-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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fr France
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Wildfire Ravages Cap Peyrefite Area in Southern France, Causing Evacuations and Damage
On April 15, a wildfire broke out in the area of Cap Peyrefite, located in the northern Cerbère region of the Pyrénées-Orientales Department in southeastern France, near the… Full Story

| 17-Apr-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

300
Cuba Cuba
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Wild Fires Spread Through Cuba
Forest fires have been raging across parts of Cuba since January, with an estimated 2,000 hectares of land burned and around 80 wildfires reported across the country. The worst… Full Story

| 01-Mar-2023 | WILD FIRES | ONGOING gg | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

1,000

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