Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Wildfire in Georgia (2017-08-24)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-08-24 10:19:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-08-20 12:00:00 Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)

Activation reason:
In the last days Georgia is facing a complex situation in terms of high temperatures, low humidity and string winds which elevated the fire weather index and the risk of forest fires. A major fire started near Daba village (Borjomi municipality) and it's continuously spreading towards the inhabited area. The national and local firefighters have been mobilized. The mountainous terrain and strong wind make the firefighting operations extremely difficult.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Wildfire in Georgia (2017-08-24). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-08-24
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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41.8478802957° N, 43.4902609808° E, 41.8001457204° S, 43.412199905° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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