Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Forest fire in Borjomi area, Georgia (2017-09-23)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-23 09:16:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-09-22 12:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
On 22 September, at 16.00 local time, a forest fire has occurred in the district of Tsaghveri, Borjomi Municipality, Samtskhe-Javakheti Region, which is located in south-central part of Georgia. The Emergency Management Agency as well as the Special Tasks Department and the ministry of Agriculture are involved in the operations.

Reference maps produced: 0 Delineation maps produced: 2 Grading maps produced: 2

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 Borjomi area, Georgia (2017-09-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-23
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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41.8509384089° N, 43.546345199° E, 41.7755673886° S, 43.4231105064° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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