Forest Fire (6908 ha) in South Africa 12 Sep 2021

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1002368
Countries: South Africa
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 Sep 2021 - 12 Sep 2021
Duration (days): 0
People affected: 66 in the burned area
Burned area: 6908 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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