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Portugal: Wild Fire: 2017/06/17 Country Information on DRR

Period 2017/06/17
Country or District Portugal
Event Type Wild Fire
Outline Deadly forest fires starting on 17 June 2017 in the village of Escalos Fundeiros has swept through central Portugal killing at least 62.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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DG ECHO 2017/06/21
Local media reported, as of 21 June at 7.00 UTC, that 64 people have died and 150 people were injured in Leiria district over 18-19 June. Hundreds of people were evacuated in several villages of Gois municipality on 20 June.

IFRC 2017/06/19
The forest fire has killed at least 62, injuring 62 and displacing some 200 people to date.

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ECHO 2017/06/19
Portugal - Forest fires – ECHO Daily Map | 19/06/2017

IFRC 2017/06/19
Portugal: Forest Fires (19 June 2017)