An unplanned, unwanted wildland fire including unauthorized human-caused fires, escaped wildland fire use events, escaped prescribed fire projects, and all other wildland fires where the objective is to put the fire out. source: GFMC
13 Nov 2013, WMO
'Although individual tropical cyclones cannot be directly attributed to climate change, higher sea levels are already making coastal populations more vulnerable to storm surges. We saw this with tragic consequences in the Philippines,' said WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud...
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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