GFMC:  Fires in Eastern Africa

Fires in Eastern Africa 

14 April 2003

Latest Satellite Image  from Africa:


Firesin Eastern Africa Near Lake Victoria
North of Lake Victoria (bottom left) scores of fires were burning in easternAfrica on 09 April 2003. The fires were detected by the ModerateResolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terrasatellite and are marked with red dots in this true-color image.

Source: NASA/ EO

For background information on theFire Situation in Africa see: 

RegionalWildland Fire Networks (AfriFireNet) and 
IFFN Country Reports
on various african countries. 

For background Information see also: Recent Media Highlights on Fire, Policies, and Politics


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