Forest Fire (6695 ha) in Angola 14 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 1002399
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 14 Sep 2021 - 21 Sep 2021
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6695 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

GDACS Score

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 5342 16 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5953 17 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 6057 18 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 6277 20 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 6517 21 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 6695 22 Sep 2021 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Angola , Province of Moxico (population 353,309) .

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


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Moxico Angola 350000 people
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
Lumbala GGC unknown 0 97 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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