Forest Fire (19004 ha) in Chad 05 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 1011885
Countries: Chad
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Feb 2023 - 13 Feb 2023
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 19004 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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