Forest Fire (6068 ha) in Chad 27 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 1010365
Countries: Chad
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 Nov 2022 - 14 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 17
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6068 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 5260 07 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6068 08 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 6271 09 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 6520 10 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 6891 11 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 7587 14 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 7721 15 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Chad , Prefecture of Moyen-Chari (population 744,741) .

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 6070 ha WDPA


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Moyen-Chari Chad 740000 people
Salamat Chad 190000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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