Forest Fire (10397 ha) in Angola 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 1008190
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Aug 2022 - 19 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 16 in the burned area
Burned area: 10397 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 12 5033 13 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 12 7542 14 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 16 10087 15 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 16 10218 16 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 16 10397 20 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
Omega OMG 914 0 86 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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