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Fires in Australia are estimated to have burned 107,000 square kilometers, nearly the size of mainland Greece (132,049). 28 people died and more than a billion animals killed in wildfires that have been burning the country since autumn 2019.
The map shows a three-dimensional representation of the locations most affected by the fires as NASA tracks them in satellite images. The highest column represents 18,424 fires covering an area of approximately 2,500 square kilometers from October 1st, 2019 to January 6th, 2020.
The static map records wildfires detected by satellite images from October 1st, 2019 to January 6th, 2020.
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The Greek government and major media outlets are presenting the victims of the fire at Moria camp as “immigrants”. However, according to our analysis, the majority will most likely be granted international protection.
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The Greek government has been trying to relocate victims of the Moria fire to a new temporary shelter. Asylum seekers are reluctant to go there.
Massive fires burned through Moria – repeated warnings had been made, and ignored, for years.
Last month, journalist Corina Petridi met in Lesvos Ms. Afroditi Andrikou, head of the Registry Office in Mytilene.