Forest Fire (16480 ha) in Guinea 16 Apr 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1005952
Countries: Guinea
Start Date - Last detection*: 16 Apr 2022 - 01 May 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 3625 in the burned area
Burned area: 16480 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Polveri dal deserto del Sahara, così l’Africa nutre l’Amazzonia2022-04-24T19:35+0200.

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Tunisia, rischio disastro ambientale: affonda petroliera!2022-04-16T17:18+0200.

In Tunisia sta avvenendo l’ennesimo disastro ambientale. A 7 chilometri dalle coste del Golfo di Gabes una petroliera è affondata con a bordo 750 tonnellate di carburante. Questa sembra essere rimasta bloccata al largo della Tunisia a causa
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (25), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),