Forest Fire (9025 ha) in Angola 11 Oct 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 1002708
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Oct 2021 - 25 Oct 2021
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 9025 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 0 5079 16 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 8736 18 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 8863 19 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 8944 23 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 9025 25 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 9042 02 Nov 2021 17:07 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Angola , Province of Cunene (population 259,391) .

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
Cunene Angola 260000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Ports

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Malonga Calonga 1968 68 km

Nuclear plants

More information

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