Forest Fire (12490 ha) in Bolivia 12 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 1002699
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 Oct 2021 - 22 Oct 2021
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 12490 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Fires leave trail of dead wildlife, scorched land in Bolivia’s protect ... 2021-10-11T11:54+0200.

Forest fires in Bolivia are showing no sign of abating, with blazes sweeping through ecosystems like the Amazon rainforest, Chaco scrubland, Chiquitanía savanna, and Pantanal wetland. With almost 1 million hectares (2.5 million acres) burne

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