DATASET

Fire in Sardegna region, Italy (2021-07-26)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-07-26 11:13:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-07-24 10:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
During the morning of July 24, the area near the town of Bonarcado in the province of Oristano, in Sardinia, was affected by large fires that spread very quickly due to several factors including strong southerly winds, high temperatures and vegetation prone to fire. The fires affected farms, crops and houses and led to the evacuation of 800 people. Several ground firefighting teams and regional resources supported by national and regional air resources were deployed. The fires are still affecting large areas involving brush forests, wildlands and urban interface areas.

The Italian government has also activated the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism in support of the national resources. France deployed 2 Canadair aircraft from the European Civil Protection Pool (ECPP) and the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) mobilised 2 additional Canadair aircraft from the rescEU reserve hosted by Greece.



Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 5
Grading products: 8

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): Fire in Sardegna region, Italy (2021-07-26). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/9773ec86-f524-4ca0-93b1-50456c7fef39

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service CEMS Emergency Copernicus EMS Mapping Emergency Management Rapid Mapping Wildfire EMSR523 ITA Italy

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR523]: Fire in Sardegna region, Italy (2021-07-26)
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  • 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
2021-07-28
Modified date
2021-08-16
Issued date
2021-07-26
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR523 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/9773ec86-f524-4ca0-93b1-50456c7fef39
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