Forest Fire (3904 ha) in Venezuela 24 Jan 2024

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1019135
Countries: Venezuela
Start Date - Last detection*: 24 Jan 2024 - 26 Jan 2024
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 3904 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 2923 26 Jan 2024 10:04 GWIS
2 0.5 0 3904 27 Jan 2024 09:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Venezuela , State of Apure (population 311,564) .

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Apure Venezuela 310000 people
Vichada Colombia 20000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Casuarito CSR unknown 0 61 km
El Centro 97 0 72 km
Hato Macolla 90 0 78 km
San Leonardo 95 0 86 km
Marandua 87 0 86 km
El Progresso 300 0 96 km
Coco de Mono 116 0 103 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Puerto Carreno Colombia 86 km


Nuclear plants

More information

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