Forest Fire (5370 ha) in Ethiopia 17 Jan 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1011609
Countries: Ethiopia
Start Date - Last detection*: 17 Jan 2023 - 22 Jan 2023
Duration (days): 5
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5370 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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