Forest Fire (12010 ha) in Chad 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 1003528
Countries: Chad
Start Date - Last detection*: 22 Nov 2021 - 01 Dec 2021
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 12010 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 5167 26 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6225 27 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 9292 28 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 12010 29 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 12464 30 Nov 2021 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 21434 01 Dec 2021 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 30592 02 Dec 2021 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Chad , Prefecture of Moyen-Chari (population 744,741) . The nearest places are and Sarh.

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

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 12010 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Moyen-Chari Chad 740000 people
Bamingui-Bangoran Central African Republic 34000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Sarh Moyen-Chari Chad City 100000 people 42 km

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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
Sarh SRH 365 Civ. Unpaved Yes 5900 44 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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