Forest Fire (8397 ha) in Nigeria 28 Nov 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 1010334
Countries: Nigeria
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Nov 2022 - 13 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 2696 in the burned area
Burned area: 8397 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Ties with US became ‘far more comprehensive’ since April: Bilawal2022-12-22T02:08+0100.

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Estas fueron las principales catástrofes naturales en el mundo en 20222022-12-19T16:05+0100.

El año 2022 está por terminar y antes de despedirlo, hacemos un recuento con las principales catástrofes naturales que azotaron al mundo durante el año que se extingue. Aquí el recuento. Incendios forestales Enero.- Argentina .- Los focos d
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Principales catástrofes naturales en el mundo2022-12-19T14:20+0100.

Redacción Internacional, 19 dic. Incendios forestales. - enero.- ARGENTINA.- Los focos de incendios que se producen desde comienzos del mes en la provincia de Corrientes, en el nordeste, arrasan 785.000 hectáreas hasta mediados del 16 de fe
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