Forest Fire (7886 ha) in Venezuela 09 Apr 2024

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 1019574
Countries: Venezuela
Start Date - Last detection*: 09 Apr 2024 - 14 Apr 2024
Duration (days): 5
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7886 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

GDACS Score


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 9035 14 Apr 2024 08:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 7886 15 Apr 2024 08:01 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Venezuela , State of Apure (population 311,564) .

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Apure Venezuela 310000 people
Bolivar Venezuela 980000 people

Affected populated places

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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
El Milagro 70 0 10 km
Pijiguaos LPJ unknown 0 58 km
Santa Elena Rio Claro 67 0 66 km
Videira SFD 73 Civ. Paved Yes 5900 76 km
Merecure 67 0 77 km
La Piedra 620 0 79 km
Armando Schwarck 81 0 81 km
Santa Maria La Tigra 50 0 82 km
Los Pijiguaos 81 0 85 km
Los Pijiguaos 81 0 87 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
La Urbana Venezuela 32 km
San Fernando de Apure VESFD Venezuela 80 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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