Forest Fire (7020 ha) in Angola 09 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 1002364
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 09 Sep 2021 - 11 Sep 2021
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7020 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 7020 12 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Angola , Province of Zaire (population 214,669) .

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


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Zaire Angola 210000 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
N'zeto ARZ 21 Priv. Unpaved No 7200 53 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Palanca Terminal AOPAT Angola 82 km
Kiabo Marine Terminal Angola 83 km
Lombo Angola 85 km
Lombo East Terminal Angola 86 km
Boma CDBOA Democratic Republic of the Congo 106 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

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