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The Global Early Warning System for Wildland Fires (Global EWS)

Global distribution of fire occurrences over a 10-day period by the beginning of the week

The fire danger indicators currently presented on the Global

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Indonesia: GIS used for real-time fire response information sharing

Indonesian firefighters are now using GIS to share real-time information

Firefighters and field officers in Bekasi, Indonesia, can now collect first hand data and share real-time information by using the newly deployed GIS data capture application.

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Ghana National Fire and Rescue Service

The Ghana National Fire and Rescue Service (GNFRS) is an agency under the Ghanaian Ministry of the Interior, constituting Ghana's nationwide fire service. It was established as the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) by the GNFS Act of 1997 (Act 537) with a broad objective of

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IGAC: First International Seminar on Remote Sensing

The Master's programme in Remote Sensing of the Catholic University of Manizales of Colombia and UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will organize their first international seminar on remote sensing from 8 to 10 May 2014 on the premises of the Catholic University of Manizales.

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:28

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Chile: International Charter activated because of forest fires

Satellite image of the fires around port city in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 14 April due to forest fires, near the city Valparaiso, Chile. The fires have killed 12 people and over 10 thousands were evacuated. 

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Bush fires in Australia: NASA satellite captures hot spots

large bush fires burning in southwestern Victoria on February 18, 2013

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image showing large bush fires burning in southwestern Victoria on February 18, 2013. Red outlines indicate hot spots where MODIS detected unusually warm surface temperatures associated with fires. Winds blew a long plume of smoke south toward the Bass Strait.

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The International Charter activated for India and Ecuador

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for a floods and landslides in India and fires in Ecuador.

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Myanmar Fire Service Department

Fire is the most frequent disaster in Myanmar as on average approximately 900 cases are reported every year in Myanmar. The Fire Services Department under Ministry of Social Welfare Relief and Resettlement is responsible for fire precaution, fire

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EU Fire Maps predict High Risk of Wildfires in the Mediterranean region

The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) has reported that Mediterranean countries are at high risk of fire during this summer. EFFIS provides daily maps of risk of fires in Europe based on the weather and annual reports.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 13:42

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Fiji National Fire Authority (NFA)

Established in 1994, the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji. Most of NFA's overall activities involve responding to incidents and suppressing fires. NFA responds to a variety of fire

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