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2012-08-23 Forest fire in Kazakhstan on 23 August, 2012

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Forest fire
  • Country: Kazakhstan
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 23 August, 2012
  • Requester: National Center of Space Researches and Technologies (NCSRT) 
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, on preliminary data, August 22 at 22:35 on the hillside "Mohnatka" in quarter number 13 burned herbage, shrubs and trees. Fire covered 18 hectares as of 09.50 Astana time (03:50 GMT). There was evacuated more than 500 people.
Here is the news and photos:
http://life-news.kz/kazakhstan-news/52984-ploshad-pojara-na-gore-mohnatka-sostavila-18-gektarov.html
http://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/foto-i-video-ploschad-pojara-na-gore-mohnatka-v-almatyi-sostavila-18-gektarov-219206/
http://www.k1.kz/news/incident/8229/

Product

 AIT 

2012-09-27

Before and After Forest Fire in Kazakstan

 NCSRT 

2012-09-05

Disaster Information1

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2008-09-07

ALOS Pan-sharpen, P190 F2730 A0.0, Sep 7, 2008

 After Disaster

 ISRO 

2012-08-31

Resourcesat-2/LISS III of Part of Kazakhstan as observed on Aug 31,2012

 NARL 

2012-08-30

FS2_Kazakhstan_MS_2012-8-30

2012-08-30

FS2_Kazakhstan_PAN_2012-8-30

2012-08-31

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2012-08-31

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2012-09-01

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2012-09-01

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2012-09-02

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2012-09-02

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2012-09-04

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2012-09-04

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