Forest Fire (13323 ha) in The Democratic Republic of Congo 28 Feb 2024

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1019293
Countries: The Democratic Republic of Congo
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Feb 2024 - 01 Mar 2024
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 1968 in the burned area
Burned area: 13323 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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