Forest Fire (6548 ha) in Angola 11 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 1008217
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Aug 2022 - 18 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6548 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 5417 14 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5634 15 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 5803 17 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 6038 18 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 6548 19 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

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

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

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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