Forest Fire (13327 ha) in Tanzania, Kenya 06 Jul 2022

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 1007247
Countries: Tanzania, Kenya
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Jul 2022 - 18 Jul 2022
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 13327 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 10642 14 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 11303 15 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 11553 16 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 12010 17 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 12320 18 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 12763 19 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 13327 20 Jul 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Tanzania , Region of Mara (population 1,189,308) . The nearest places are Kisii, and Musoma.

Radius Population
10 km 75000 people
5 km 35000 people
2 km 5100 people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 13324 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Mara Tanzania 1.2 million people
Rift Valley Kenya 5.8 million people
Nyanza Kenya 4.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kisii Nyanza Kenya City 28000 people 94 km
Musoma Mara Tanzania City 120000 people 108 km

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Mara Serena 1585 0 29 km
Musiara 1585 0 40 km
Keekorok 1768 Civ. Paved No 4200 53 km
Mara Lodges MRE unknown 0 58 km
Seronera SEU 1548 Civ. Unpaved No 5100 100 km
Loliondo 2073 0 105 km
Musoma MUZ 1160 Civ. Unpaved Yes 5200 108 km

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