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Russian Federation : Wild Fire : 2002/06

Duration 2002/06
Country or District Russian Federation
Name 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.
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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.

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BBC news 2002/05/11

asahi.com (Japanese) 2002/06/10
It is expected that there is global warming in a background.