Forest Fire (26987 ha) in Central African Republic 29 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 1010359
Countries: Central African Republic
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 Nov 2022 - 13 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 26987 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 6940 07 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 8631 08 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 10961 09 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 20332 10 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 21089 11 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 23265 12 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 26834 13 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 26987 14 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Central African Republic , Prefecture of Haut-Mbomou (population 31,763) .

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

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 26982 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Haut-Mbomou Central African Republic 32000 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.

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Ports

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Nuclear plants

More information

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