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Fatalities associated with wildfires

Description

Health effects from wildfire include both physical and mental effects. Direct exposure to flames or radiant heat can cause burns, injuries, and heat-related illnesses (e.g., dehydration, heat stroke), possibly resulting in death. 

Fatalities associated with wildfires (1980-2021)

 

Reference information

Source:

CATDAT by RiskLayer GmBH. The dataset has been prepared and made available under the EEA – European Commission (RTD) Service Level Agreement on “Mainstreaming GEOSS Data Sharing and Management Principles in support of Europe’s Environment”.

Contributor:
European Environment Agency

Published in Climate-ADAPT Dec 05 2022   -   Last Modified in Climate-ADAPT Jan 25 2023

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