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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

Port Vila identified as the world's most exposed city to natural disasters, study says

10 Mar 2015, ABC

A global risk analysis study has found Vanuatu's capital Port Vila is the world's most exposed city to natural disasters, reports ABC. The analysis considered the combined risk posed by cyclones, floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, landslides and fires...


Number of wild-fire occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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