Forest Fire (12863 ha) in Guinea 12 May 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 1006127
Countries: Guinea
Start Date - Last detection*: 12 May 2022 - 24 May 2022
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 3542 in the burned area
Burned area: 12863 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Echidnas rule the flames(forest fires)2022-06-01T01:06+0200.

; Credit: © Shutterstock. Heterothermic mammals use a kind of sleep called torpor to survive hot or cold conditions, or simply food shortage. The possibility of burrowing down and surviving adverse conditions with lowered energy requirement

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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