Forest Fire (9060 ha) in Angola 05 Aug 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 1008230
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Aug 2022 - 13 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 281 in the burned area
Burned area: 9060 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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