Activation time (UTC): 2017-10-16 17:26:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-10-15 10:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
At least 27 people have died as a result of wildfires sparked around the country amid high temperatures and strong winds fanned by the ex-hurricane storm Ophelia on Sunday 15 of October. Hundreds of wildfires have forced residents to flee from towns and villages.
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Delineation products: 4
Grading products: 4
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.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Forest fire Portugal (2017-10-16). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/ba7096f5-0099-4bc1-a7a7-9c29d65da94a
Emergency Management CEMS Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation EMSR250 Copernicus Copernicus EMS Mapping Copernicus Service Portugal PRT Copernicus Emergency Management Service Wildfire Emergency Rapid Mapping
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.
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