Forest Fire (5983 ha) in Argentina 11 Aug 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 1008516
Countries: Argentina
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 Aug 2022 - 26 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5983 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 5308 23 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5692 24 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 5983 25 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 12753 26 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 13044 27 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Argentina , Province of Entre Rios (population 1,057,211) . The nearest places are San Pedro, Baradero, San Nicolás, Gualeguay, San Antonio de Areco, Pergamino, Zárate, Carmen de Areco, Salto, and San Andres de Gilles.

Radius Population
10 km 23000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Entre Rios Argentina 1.1 million people
Buenos Aires Argentina 16.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
San Pedro Buenos Aires Argentina City 62000 people 15 km
Baradero Buenos Aires Argentina City - 35 km
San Nicolás Buenos Aires Argentina City 150000 people 52 km
Gualeguay Entre Ríos Argentina City 33000 people 57 km
San Antonio de Areco Buenos Aires Argentina City - 83 km
Pergamino Buenos Aires Argentina City 87000 people 87 km
Zárate Buenos Aires Argentina City 92000 people 89 km
Carmen de Areco Buenos Aires Argentina City - 94 km
Salto Buenos Aires Argentina City - 96 km
San Andres de Gilles Buenos Aires Argentina City - 105 km

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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
San Pedro XPD 27 0 15 km
San Nicolas de los Arroyos 30 0 46 km
Capitan Sarmiento 49 0 69 km
Zarate 26 0 88 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
San Pedro Argentina 9 km
Obligato Argentina 9 km
San Pedro ARXPD Argentina 16 km
Ramallo ARRAM Argentina 28 km
San Nicolas ARSNS Argentina 52 km
Ibicuy ARIBY Argentina 56 km
Atucha Argentina 63 km
Villa Constitucion ARVCN Argentina 64 km
Baradero Argentina 75 km
Zarate ARZAE Argentina 88 km


Nuclear plants

Name Country Reactors Distance

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