Forest Fire (26871 ha) in Zambia 27 Aug 2023

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1017072
Countries: Zambia
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 Aug 2023 - 08 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 1334 in the burned area
Burned area: 26871 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),