Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Southern Italy (2017-07-13)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-07-13 16:32:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-07-11 00:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
During recent weeks almost the whole Italian National Territory has suffered a period characterized by very high temperatures and an absence of significant rain. Exacerbated by these conditions numerous fires are affecting Italy, most specifically in southern areas. Several fires are affecting large forested areas and, in certain cases, fires are threatening inhabited areas. Damages to infrastructures, public and private structures have occurred as have temporary evacuations due to risk to life.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Forest Fire in Southern Italy (2017-07-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-07-13
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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42.4967944461° N, 16.4259797145° E, 36.8722557921° S, 12.6522668441° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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