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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 fire danger indicators currently presented on the Global Early Warning System for Wildland Fires are components of the Canadian Forest Fire Weather Index (FWI) System and are accessible through

6th International Wildland Fire Conference (IWFC-2015)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Pyeongchang
Basic Information
Date: 
12/10/2015 - 16/10/2015
Venue: 
Alpensia Resort Complex
Venue Country: 
Republic of Korea
Event Organisers: 

Korea Forest Service (KFS), Gangwon Province

Language of event: 
English

The Korea Forest Service will join forces with Gangwon province to hold the 6th International Wildland Fire Conference in Oct, 2015, in Pyeongchang, Korea, in an effort to exchange views on wildlan

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35.7127
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139.762

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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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 22/05/2014 - 17:41
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-6.24903
longitude: 
106.997

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.

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5.55
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-0.2

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 internation

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:28
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4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

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 A

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 11:18
latitude: 
-33.0456
longitude: 
-71.6204

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

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 22/02/2013 - 09:34
latitude: 
-37.9207
longitude: 
145.123

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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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/09/2012 - 09:51

Myanmar Fire Service Department

Fire is the most frequent disaster in Myanmar as on average approximately 900 cases are reported every year in Myanmar.

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 10/08/2012 - 13:42