Forest Fire (6541 ha) in Myanmar 03 Apr 2024

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1019576
Countries: Myanmar
Start Date - Last detection*: 03 Apr 2024 - 13 Apr 2024
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 438 in the burned area
Burned area: 6541 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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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),