Forest Fire (12515 ha) in Bolivia 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 1008219
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Aug 2022 - 23 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 13
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 12515 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 6575 14 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 10071 15 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 10132 16 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 11422 17 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 11818 18 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 12104 21 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 12239 22 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 12239 23 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 12515 24 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Bolivia , Department of Santa Cruz (population 1,361,645) . The nearest places are and San Ignacio de Velasco.

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


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Santa Cruz Bolivia 1.4 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Ignacio de Velasco Santa Cruz Bolivia City - 59 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
Concepcion CEP 542 Civ. Unpaved Yes 5700 58 km
Cap. Av. Juan Cochamanidis San Ignacio D SNG 413 Civ. Unpaved Yes 3900 59 km
San Javier SJV 520 Civ. Unpaved Yes 4900 100 km

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