Forest Fire (10430 ha) in Sudan 02 Dec 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 1010293
Countries: Sudan
Start Date - Last detection*: 02 Dec 2022 - 03 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 10430 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 10430 04 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Sudan , Region of Al Istiwa'iyah (population 1,406,181) .

Radius Population
10 km 3100 people
5 km 2500 people
2 km 2500 people
1 km 2300 people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Settlement 228 m2 GHSL
Protected Area 10434 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Al Istiwa'iyah Sudan 1.4 million people
Bahr al Ghazal Sudan 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.




Nuclear plants

More information

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