Forest Fire (35669 ha) in Central African Republic 22 Nov 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 1003520
Countries: Central African Republic
Start Date - Last detection*: 22 Nov 2021 - 30 Nov 2021
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 35669 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 6515 24 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 12462 26 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 23602 27 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 25073 28 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 25634 29 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 35065 30 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 35669 01 Dec 2021 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Central African Republic , Prefecture of Bamingui-Bangoran (population 33,555) .

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

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 35669 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bamingui-Bangoran Central African Republic 34000 people
Vakaga Central African Republic 38000 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
Gounda GDA unknown 0 33 km
Gordil GDI 435 0 38 km
Haraze 414 0 91 km
Koumala KOL unknown 0 97 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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