Fires in Viet Nam

 Viet Nam Fire Emergency

25 April 2002


GFMC Update 25 April 2002, 06:00 GMT

According to the reports of the field assessment team, the mission is completed due to the fact that rain has helpedto bring thee fires under control. Firefighting forces are being demobilized currently.The assessment mission will meet with the Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development in Hanoi, on 26 April2002, for debriefing. More news will follow on this by next week.

LatestSatellite Image

Forestfires and land-use fires in Viet Nam, including the fire disaster zone in U MinhThuong National Park, acquired by the Moderate-resolution ImagingSpectroradiometer (MODIS) sensor on 23 April 2002.

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Fires can be seenin southern  Viet Nam 
Source: http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/products_rr.html
Imagesearch support at:
http://www.uni-freiburg.de/fireglobe/current/MODIS.htm

 

 

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Precipitationforecast for Viet Nam for 26 April 2002, 07:00 local time.
(Source: ECPC Fire Weather Index Forecast)

 

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Precipitationforecast for Viet Nam for 20-27 April 2002
(Source: ECPC Fire Weather Index Forecast)

 

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(FireWeather Index (FWI) forecast for Viet Nam for 26 April 2002, 19:00 local time.
(Source: ECPC Fire Weather Index Forecast)

 

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FireWeather Index (FWI) forecast for Viet Nam for 20-27 April 2002.
(Source: ECPC Fire Weather Index Forecast)

 

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FireWeather Index (FWI) forecast for Viet Nam for 30 March to 27 April 2002.
(Source: ECPC Fire Weather Index Forecast)

 

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 Duffmoisture content (typical for peat-swamp layers) provided
 by the ASEAN FireWeather Information System (Source: ASFWIS)

 Forfurther Information please see the updates on theViet Nam Fire Emergencyof the recent days.


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