Forest Fire (5153 ha) in Bolivia 10 Sep 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 1009356
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Sep 2022 - 20 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5153 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 5153 19 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5747 20 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 5827 21 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

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Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Bolivia , Department of El Beni (population 264,208) .

Radius Population
10 km 17000 people
5 km 8600 people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
El Beni Bolivia 260000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Santa Ana Del Yacuma 143 Civ. Unpaved Yes 5000 8 km
Santa Ana Yacuma SBL unknown 0 22 km
San Ramon SRD 140 Civ. Unpaved No 4900 96 km



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