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Viet Nam:Wild Fire:2002/03/23
Duration 2002/03/23 A forest fire, that started on 23 March in the 8,000-hectare U Minh Thuong National Park in the southern province of Ca Mau, Vietnam, has been severely destroyed thousands of hectares of forest. Country or District Viet Nam Name Wild Fire
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others OCHA ReliefWeb Situation Report No.1 2002/04/09 More than 8,000-hectare of forests were destroyed.
- OCHA Situation Report No.2 2002/04/19
Torrential rain on 10 April helped extinguish the forest fire in U Minh Thuong National Park.
- OCHA ReliefWeb Situation Report No.1 2002/04/09
The fire have destroyed over 4,000 hectares of virgin forest which will affect the lives of thousands of poor families living in the area.
- Reuteres Daily World Environment News 2002/04/05
Vietnam sends in troops to fight forest fire
- Xinhua News 2002/04/05
Forest Fires Destroy Vietnam's National Park
Geographycal Data Information
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2002/04/18
Satellite image of Wild fires in Viet Nam
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center