|Country or District||France|
|Event Type||Wild Fire|
|Outline||Since 12 July 2022, wildfires have been affecting south-western France, in particular Gironde department (Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), burning an area of more than 12,900 hectares of vegetation, as reported by the Operational Centre for Inter-ministerial Crisis Management (COGIC).|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
France 24 2022/07/17
Since Tuesday 12 July, more than 14,000 people -- residents and tourists combined -- have been forced to decamp with seven emergency shelters set up in order to receive evacuees.
BEFORE/AFTER. Fires in Gironde: visualize the extent of destroyed forests thanks to satellite images