Forest Fire (6161 ha) in Bolivia 10 Sep 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 1009350
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 10 Sep 2022 - 21 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 11
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6161 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

94% of forest fires in Bolivia consume the east of the country2022-09-21T00:44+0200.

Forest fires are currently concentrated in eastern Bolivia and to date the fire has already consumed more than a million hectares of forests and grasslands, reported the Deputy Minister of Civil Defense, Juan Carlos Calvimontes. "94% of for
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Incendios forestales arrasan un millón de hectáreas en Bolivia2022-09-19T12:40+0200.

La Paz., La temporada de incendios forestales en Bolivia ya arrasó casi un millón de hectáreas y el peligro de que se extiendan persiste en zonas boscosas y agropecuarias en el oriente del país, informaron autoridades bolivianas. Los servic
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Baby sloth reunited with mum after evacuation from Bolivia wildfire2022-09-09T05:28+0200.

A crying baby sloth was reunited with its mother on Wednesday after the pair were separated following their rescue from wildfires in Bolivia. Heartfelt video captures the moment the mum tenderly reunites with her baby, bending down in what
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (26), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),