Forest Fire (8482 ha) in Nigeria 27 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 1012526
Countries: Nigeria
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 Feb 2023 - 14 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 134 in the burned area
Burned area: 8482 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

L'esplosione dell'oleodotto nigeriano uccide almeno una persona nel De ... 2023-03-03T12:29+0100.

L'esplosione di un oleodotto di greggio ha ucciso almeno una persona e ne ha ferita un'altra, hanno detto le autorità presenti sul posto, mentre i membri della comunità colpita a Emohua hanno detto di temere che molte altre persone fossero

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),