Forest Fire (5072 ha) in Central African Republic 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 1010161
Countries: Central African Republic
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Nov 2022 - 23 Nov 2022
Duration (days): 17
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5072 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 5072 24 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Central African Republic , Prefecture of Bamingui-Bangoran (population 33,555) . The nearest places are and Ndélé.

Radius Population
10 km 1900 people
5 km 1900 people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 606 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bamingui-Bangoran Central African Republic 34000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Ndélé Bamingui-Bangoran Central African Republic City 12000 people 61 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
Ndele NDL unknown 0 62 km
Gounda GDA unknown 0 62 km
Koumala KOL unknown 0 71 km
Ndele West 350 0 100 km

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Dams

Nuclear plants

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