Forest Fire (19145 ha) in Angola 23 Jul 2022

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 1007723
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 23 Jul 2022 - 07 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 4 in the burned area
Burned area: 19145 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 1 7319 01 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 1 7434 01 Aug 2022 11:38 GWIS
3 0.5 1 8688 02 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 1 9710 03 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 1 10355 04 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 1 10712 05 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
7 0.5 4 18260 07 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
8 0.5 4 19145 08 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Angola , Province of Cuando Cubango (population 145,349) .

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


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Cuando Cubango Angola 150000 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
Dirico DRC unknown 0 67 km
Rundu NDU 1097 Civ. Paved No 7900 96 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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