Forest Fire (12181 ha) in Brazil 15 Aug 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1008591
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 15 Aug 2022 - 02 Sep 2022
Duration (days): 18
People affected: 2 in the burned area
Burned area: 12181 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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