Activation time (UTC): 2021-08-11 11:20:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-08-11 10:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
Since 9 August, several forest fires are affecting the north-east of Algeria. The most affected areas are the regions of Tizi Ouzou and Bejaia around 100km east of the capital Algiers. Following media reports, several houses are destroyed and at least 42 people have been killed.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Algeria Forest Fires (2021-08-11). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/452fc022-5ff1-40a9-b604-62fb276c0cfb
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