Forest Fire (5006 ha) in Angola 15 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 1017542
Countries: Angola
Start Date - Last detection*: 15 Sep 2023 - 26 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 11
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5006 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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