Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest Fire in Western Achaia, Greece (2017-09-19)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-19 08:33:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-11 16:05:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 11/09/2017 a forest fire started close to the villages of Sandomeri, Polilopho and Arla and continued for several days, affecting more than 1000 hectares. The General Secretary for Civil Protection declared the municipality of Western Achaia in State of Emergency, and the authorities ordered the evacuation of the Arla village.

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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.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Forest Fire in Western Achaia, Greece (2017-09-19). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-19
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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38.102426321° N, 21.6297098484° E, 38.014263689° S, 21.5263124327° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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