Wildfires – Nepal

Around 1,200 hectares of forest has been destroyed by wildfires that broke out in 47 community forests of six local levels in Myagdi district with the start of the dry season this year.The bushfires consumed thousands of big and small trees, valuable medicinal herbs, wildlife and other forest products. Wildfires are reported almost daily in Beni, the district headquarters, and various other places of the district. The area destroyed by fire ranges from 10 hectares to 150 hectares of community forests.

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