DATASET

Wildfire in Diabolitsi, Greece (2021-08-06)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-06 08:32:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-04 16:44:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
Α wildfire is raging from Wednesday in Diabolitsi Municipality at Western Greece Region, burning down large forests of pine and rural areas. The fire is still active on several fonts. The moderate wind, high temperatures and high flammability of forest fuels, make the work of firefighters very difficult. The areas, Diabolitsi, Ano Melpeia and Kato Melpeia have been ordered to evacuate for precautionary reasons after a fire broke out. According to Fire Service 36 firefighters with 24 vehicles are currently operating in the area, assisted by 18 ground force firefighters, thirteen helicopters and eight planes.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 7
Grading products: 1

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Wildfire in Diabolitsi, Greece (2021-08-06). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/1d630c37-0221-41d2-95f9-a250eb985034

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Emergency Copernicus EMS Emergency Management GRC Greece EMSR532 Mapping Rapid Mapping Wildfire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR532]: Wildfire in Diabolitsi, Greece (2021-08-06)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-08-16
Modified date
2021-09-03
Issued date
2021-08-06
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR532 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/1d630c37-0221-41d2-95f9-a250eb985034
Popularity