Forest Fire (6216 ha) in Chad 01 Nov 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 1010018
Countries: Chad
Start Date - Last detection*: 01 Nov 2022 - 20 Nov 2022
Duration (days): 19
People affected: 537 in the burned area
Burned area: 6216 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 0.5 537 5235 17 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 537 5460 18 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 537 6029 20 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 537 6216 21 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Chad , Prefecture of Guera (population 306,653) .

Radius Population
10 km 4300 people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area <1000 people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 626 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Guera Chad 310000 people
Moyen-Chari Chad 740000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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

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Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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