Forest Fire (7269 ha) in Bolivia 22 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 1002761
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 22 Oct 2021 - 01 Nov 2021
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7269 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Trees bloom amid wasteland left behind by Bolivia wildfires2021-11-10T17:34+0100.

Leafless trees in Bolivia's San Matia Protected Area were seen blooming on Oct. 16, after forest fires scorched through millions of acres of land.
Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril2021-11-10T10:57+0100.

It is a protected area, but San Matias—which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz mines—burns every year as land is cleared for the next planting season. The practice is legal during May and June, after the rainy season
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Climate change and fire: endangered Bolivian forests2021-11-10T10:55+0100.

The road through San Matthias in Bolivia is a no-man’s land. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest, once lush, are now a wasteland of twisted, carbonized tree stumps. Although a protected area, San Matthias, with its self-sufficient f
...(more)
Climate change and fires: Bolivia's forests in peril2021-11-10T06:04+0100.

, is a no man 's land. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of once lush forest are now a wasteland of twisted, carbonized tree stumps. It is a protected area, but San Matias -- which also hosts subsistence farmers, cattle ranches and quartz m
...(more)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (1), EC-JRC (25), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),