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Wild Fire

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

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Chile: Se reactivan los voraces incendios en Valparaíso

13 Apr 2014, BBC

'Estamos frente a una ciudad con dos componentes: construcciones regulares, normadas, y asentamientos irregulares que se instalan en las zonas de mayor riesgo, como las quebradas, que tienen riesgo de incendio y además son zonas naturales de evacuación de aguas lluvias”, explicó a BBC Mundo el experto en emergencias chileno Michel De L'Herbe,'...


Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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