Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Cyprus (2016-06-22)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2016-06-22 13:21:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-06-18 19:00:00 Event type: Forest fire, wild fire

Activation reason:
On 18 June a major forest fire started near Argaka village and on 19 June another major forest fire has occurred in Evrychou area. More than 1500 ha of forest and mixed vegetation have been burnt so far. Cyprus activated the Union Civil protection Mechanism (UCPM) requesting aerial firefighting means, air tractors and flame retardant substances. Two firefighters were killed tackling one of the largest forest fires to hit Cyprus in last years.

Reference maps produced: 4 Delineation maps produced: 6 Grading maps produced: 0

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Forest Fire in Cyprus (2016-06-22). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/0adbfae5-d869-4b1d-8222-9dc886dd970a
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Issue date 2016-06-22
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR168
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/0adbfae5-d869-4b1d-8222-9dc886dd970a
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35.102510305° N, 33.0206672694° E, 34.9244680979° S, 32.4633513573° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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