Forest Fire (7062 ha) in Bolivia 06 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 1010061
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Nov 2022 - 21 Nov 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7062 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 5163 19 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5482 20 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 6650 21 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 7062 22 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

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

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 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
Jorge Henrich Arauz TDD 155 Civ. Paved Yes 6000 67 km



Nuclear plants

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