Lebanon

Lebanon - Wildfire (Lebanon Civil Defence, media, JRC_EFFIS) (ECHO Daily Flash of 30 July 2021)

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  • A wildfire broke out on 28 July in the Qoubaiyat area (north-eastern Akkar Governorate, northern Lebanon).
  • According to media reports, one person died, eight were injured and several people have been evacuated from Al-Qoubaiyat Village.
  • Firefighting operations are ongoing, but strong winds risk its further spread.
  • The fire risk is expected to remain very high to extreme over most of central and eastern Akkar Governorate, including the Qoubaiyat area over the next 24 hours.