Chile - Forest fires (ECHO, Media)
Following the fire incident that was reported yesterday evening on 10th March 2015 in Mukuru Kayaba slum that left 693 households homeless with 8 persons injured (5 critical and 3 minor). Barely less than 24 hours two other cases of fire incident were reported today at Mukuru Kwa Reuben where the fire broke out at 0920hrs and Mukuru Fuata Nyayo at 1300 hrs.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
Several fires broke out in the densely-populated Parola compound in Tondo, Manila on 2 March 2015. The worst of these reached general alarm (the highest level) before being declared under control by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and finally out in the early hours of 3 March. The Bureau of Fire Protection, together with local authorities and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) are currently assessing the damage caused by these fires.
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Chapter 1: Introduction
YASSIN LOCALITY (16 Dec.) - A massive fire that broke out in Labado camp for the displaced in East Darfur on Friday afternoon, has led to the death of a woman, and the injury of four others. Hundreds of homes burned to the ground.
“The fire was sparked by children who tried to cook some food,” camp sheikh Ibrahim Adam Baraka explained to Radio Dabanga.
“The fire spread extremely fast over the camp. Salwa Adam El Nur (20) burned to death, and four others sustained serious burns. The camp hospital, a mosque, and 354 houses, were destroyed.”
SIRBA LOCALITY (10 Dec.) - A fire that broke out at Armankul camp for the displaced in Sirba locality, West Darfur, on Monday, destroyed a number of homes.
“The material damage was estimated at about SDG5,000 ($873), besides the loss of 250 (100kg) sacks of millet, 200 sacks of sorghum, 30 sacks of dry okra, and five barrels of diesel,” the coordinator of the Sirba camps told Radio Dabanga. “Many camp gardens were also destroyed.”