Forest Fire (5620 ha) in Mali 19 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 1010153
Countries: Mali
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 Nov 2022 - 24 Nov 2022
Duration (days): 5
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5620 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 5620 24 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6098 25 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Mali , Region of Kayes (population 1,356,256) .

Radius Population
10 km 5100 people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 265 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kayes Mali 1.4 million 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
Manantali Bengassi 163 0 19 km
Kenieba KNZ unknown 0 77 km



Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Manantali Bafing 1988 21 km

Nuclear plants

More information

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