|Russian Federation : Fire : 1998/09|
|Outline||Large forest fire broke out in Eastern Russia including Sakhalin iland.The fires burned from mid-May until mid-October.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|OCHA Situation Report No.2 98/10/9|
|598 people were made homeless in Gorki city.||Up to 80,000 hectares have been damaged by the fires.|
|OCHA Situiation Report No.1 98/09/29|
|At least 3 people has been dead.
More than 100,000 people might have to be evacuated.
|181 fires have been recorded in the Far East Region, covering almost 500,000 hectares.|
|"Catastrophe" after forest fires in Russian Far East|
|Some 800,000 hectares, including 600,000 of forest, in the Ulch region have been destroyed by the fires.||Animals normally living in the forest either perished or fled.|
|UN calls for aid in fighting Russian forest fires|
|In Sakhalin, three people have been killed and 800 left homeless.||The fires have already burned some two 2 million hectares.|
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