Forest Fire (8974 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 1010321
Countries: Sudan
Start Date - Last detection*: 02 Dec 2022 - 08 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 8974 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 6489 06 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 7910 07 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 8974 08 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 9151 09 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Sudan , Region of Bahr al Ghazal (population 1,353,112) .

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

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bahr al Ghazal Sudan 1.4 million people
Haut-Mbomou Central African Republic 32000 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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