Forest Fire (7889 ha) in Mozambique 11 Sep 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 1017352
Countries: Mozambique
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Sep 2023 - 19 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7889 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Africa Grapples with Devastating Climate Change Impacts2023-09-22T17:10+0200.

Villagers attempt to put out a wildfire, in Achallam village, in the mountainous Kabylie region of Tizi Ouzou, east of Algiers, Algeria August 11, 2021. Picture taken August 11, 2021. REUTERS/Abdelaziz Boumzar; The earthquake, which struck
...(more)
El A400M, ensamblado en Sevilla, ayuda en las tareas de rescate en Mar ... 2023-09-10T18:32+0200.

El avión militar A400M, que se ensambla en la factoría de Airbus en Sevilla, sigue demostrando su versatilidad no sólo en conflictos bélicos, sino también en catástrofes humanitarias. Si ya asombró despegando en situaciones extremas en el a
...(more)
Extreme weather events of 2023 so far, from wildfires to floods2023-09-08T18:41+0200.

A week after the high winds of super Typhoon Saola, Hong Kong faced a new disaster: 600 mm (23.6 inches) of rain in 24 hours, shutting down the city for the second time in a week. According to a news release from the government, the deluge
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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