Forest Fire (7064 ha) in China 27 Mar 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 1013115
Countries: China
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 Mar 2023 - 29 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 5118 in the burned area
Burned area: 7064 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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