Russian Federation (the): Wild Fire: 2010/07/30
|Country or District||Russian Federation (the)|
|Event Type||Wild Fire|
|Outline||Raging forest fires spread across parts of western Russia on 31 July, engulfing 30 percent more territory in just 24 hours.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Reuters AlertNet 2010/08/12
Russia\'s worst heatwave since records began has set ablaze thousands of hectares (acres) of forest, killing 54 people and leaving thousands homeless.
Reuters AlertNet 2010/08/06
Russia struggled on 7 August to battle wildfires which have claimed 52 lives and choked Moscow, as the US, Germany and France asked citizens avoid travel to the capital and other stricken areas.
Reuters AlertNet 2010/08/05
The death toll from the wildfires rose to 50.
Reuters AlertNet 2010/08/04
The death toll from Russia\'s deadliest wildfires in nearly four decades hit 48.
Reuters AlertNet 2010/08/02
Russia declares emergency as wildfires kill 40.
Reuters AlertNet 2010/07/31
Death toll from wildfires rises to 28.
OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/08/03
Russian Federation: Wild Fires (as of 02 Aug 2010)