Forest Fire (9042 ha) in Angola 11 Oct 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 1002708
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Oct 2021 - 25 Oct 2021
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 9042 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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