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Fires in West Africa 

12 November 2003

Latest Satellite Image  from Africa:

Firesin West Africa
As Northern Hemisphere autumn progresses toward winter, fire activity in the Sahel and savannas just south of Africa’s Sahara Desert begins to increase. This image of western Africa captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on the Terra satellite on November 10, 2003, shows active fires marked with red dots.

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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