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Russian Federation (the): Wild Fire: 2002/06
|Country or District||Russian Federation (the)|
|Event Type||Wild Fire|
|Outline||In the vast forest area in Russia, the fire has broken out at the worst ever pace. 6400 square kilometers was burned down from February, this year in the Russia whole country. Destruction-by-fire area reaches 3.7 times by the synchronous ratio last year.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|asahi.com (Japanese) 2002/06/10|
|6,400 square kilometers forest were burned by the fire.
1,500 houses sank, and more than 10 million people were evacuated.
asahi.com (Japanese) 2002/06/10
It is expected that there is global warming in a background.