Forest Fire (16800 ha) in Brazil 07 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 1008199
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 07 Aug 2022 - 25 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 18
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 16800 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 0 5772 13 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6607 14 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 7689 15 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 7934 16 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 8173 17 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 8237 18 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 8390 19 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 8478 20 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 9698 21 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
10 0.5 0 13634 22 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
11 0.5 0 16119 23 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
12 0.5 0 16465 24 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
13 0.5 0 16672 25 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
14 0.5 0 16800 26 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Brazil , State of Para (population 5,343,148) . The nearest places are and Novo Progresso.

Radius Population
10 km 1500 people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Para Brazil 5.3 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Novo Progresso ParĂ¡ Brazil City 15000 people 81 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
Progresso PGG unknown 0 103 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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