Forest Fire (5101 ha) in Brazil 12 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 1009369
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 Sep 2022 - 22 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5101 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 5101 23 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Brazil , State of Piaui (population 2,712,028) . The nearest places are Colônia do Piauí, Santo Inácio do Piauí, Wall Ferraz, Oeiras, Floresta do Piauí, Santa Cruz do Piauí, São Miguel do Fidalgo, Paquetá, Paes Landim, Santa Rosa do Piauí, and Francisco Ayres.

Radius Population
10 km 4400 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area no people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Piaui Brazil 2.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Colônia do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 15 km
Santo Inácio do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 24 km
Wall Ferraz Piaui Brazil City - 25 km
Oeiras Piaui Brazil City 21000 people 36 km
Floresta do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 37 km
Santa Cruz do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 40 km
São Miguel do Fidalgo Piaui Brazil City - 40 km
Paquetá Piaui Brazil City - 51 km
Paes Landim Piaui Brazil City - 51 km
Santa Rosa do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 63 km
Dom Expedito Lopes Piaui Brazil City - 68 km
Ipiranga do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 69 km
Cajazeiras do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 71 km
Bela Vista do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 77 km
Ribeira do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 77 km
Santana do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 77 km
Nova Santa Rita Piauí Brazil City - 78 km
Pedro Laurentino Piaui Brazil City - 82 km
Tanque do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 83 km
Geminiano Piaui Brazil City - 85 km
Sussuapara Piaui Brazil City - 86 km
São José do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 86 km
Várzea Grande Piaui Brazil City - 90 km
Barra d'Alcântara Piaui Brazil City - 90 km
Pajeú do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 96 km
São Luis do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 99 km
Novo Oriente do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 101 km
Patos do Piauí Piaui Brazil City - 102 km
Francisco Ayres Piaui Brazil City - 102 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
Oeiras 250 Civ. Unpaved No 3900 36 km
Picos PCS 205 Civ. Paved No 3900 71 km
Paulistana 360 Civ. Unpaved No 3400 89 km

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Nuclear plants

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