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France: Wild Fire: 2022/07/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2022/07/12
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

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