Forest Fire (23928 ha) in Chile 04 Feb 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 1011811
Countries: Chile
Start Date - Last detection*: 04 Feb 2023 - 13 Feb 2023
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 23928 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Santiago de Chile, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Firefighters from several countries continue battling against forest fires in the center-south of Chile, mainly in the regions of Biobio, Ñuble, and Araucania, where there are still 260 active sourc
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Chile: Fires - Operational Update Appeal: MDRCL0152023-02-18T19:14+0100.

What happened, where and when? On the afternoon of 22 December, a fire started in areas of native forest in the upper part of the city of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso Region), 120 km from Santiago, Chile. The flames quickly reached high sectors

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