Forest Fire (13508 ha) in Brazil 10 Aug 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 1008170
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Aug 2022 - 18 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 13508 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 6877 12 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 11747 13 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 12322 14 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 13314 15 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 13508 19 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Brazil , State of Tocantins (population 966,705) . The nearest places are São Félix do Araguaia, Luciara, Sandolândia, and Alto Boa Vista.

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

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 13518 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Tocantins Brazil 970000 people
Mato Grosso Brazil 2.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
São Félix do Araguaia Mato Grosso Brazil City 7100 people 43 km
Luciara Mato Grosso Brazil City - 85 km
Sandolândia Tocantins Brazil City - 91 km
Alto Boa Vista Mato Grosso Brazil City - 98 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
Sao Felix Do Araguaia SXO 197 Civ. Unpaved No 4700 41 km
Santa Isabel Do Morro IDO 197 Civ. Paved No 5000 47 km
Luciara 210 Civ. Unpaved No 3200 87 km
Suia-Missu SWM unknown 0 101 km

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Dams

Nuclear plants

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