Forest Fire (31305 ha) in Angola 08 Sep 2021

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1002299
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 08 Sep 2021 - 13 Sep 2021
Duration (days): 5
People affected: 67 in the burned area
Burned area: 31305 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

GDACS Score

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 39 16171 10 Sep 2021 09:18 GWIS
2 0.5 59 28355 11 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 59 30136 12 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 67 31088 13 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 67 31305 14 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Angola , Province of Cuando Cubango (population 145,349) .

Radius Population
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area <1000 people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Cuando Cubango Angola 140000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Dirico DRC unknown 0 67 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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