Forest Fire (49853 ha) in Bolivia 05 Nov 2023

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1018546
Countries: Bolivia
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Nov 2023 - 27 Nov 2023
Duration (days): 22
People affected: 23 in the burned area
Burned area: 49853 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

GDACS Score


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 23 19549 16 Nov 2023 09:09 GWIS
2 0.5 23 20717 17 Nov 2023 09:09 GWIS
3 0.5 23 22630 18 Nov 2023 09:10 GWIS
4 0.5 23 24852 19 Nov 2023 09:09 GWIS
5 2.5 23 49853 27 Nov 2023 00:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Bolivia , Department of Santa Cruz (population 1,361,645) .

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area <1000 people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 45888 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Santa Cruz Bolivia 1.4 million people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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