Forest Fire (13044 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: 13044 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

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, Zárate, Pergamino, Carmen de Areco, Campana, Salto, and San Andres de Gilles.

Radius Population
10 km 52000 people
5 km 26000 people
2 km <1000 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 11 km
Baradero Buenos Aires Argentina City - 29 km
San Nicolás Buenos Aires Argentina City 150000 people 57 km
Gualeguay Entre Ríos Argentina City 33000 people 58 km
San Antonio de Areco Buenos Aires Argentina City - 79 km
Zárate Buenos Aires Argentina City 92000 people 84 km
Pergamino Buenos Aires Argentina City 87000 people 89 km
Carmen de Areco Buenos Aires Argentina City - 91 km
Campana Buenos Aires Argentina City 81000 people 94 km
Salto Buenos Aires Argentina City - 95 km
San Andres de Gilles Buenos Aires Argentina City - 100 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
San Pedro XPD 27 0 13 km
San Nicolas de los Arroyos 30 0 51 km
Capitan Sarmiento 49 0 66 km
Zarate 26 0 82 km
San Andres de Giles 51 0 102 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Obligato Argentina 10 km
San Pedro ARXPD Argentina 11 km
San Pedro Argentina 12 km
Ramallo ARRAM Argentina 33 km
Ibicuy ARIBY Argentina 51 km
Atucha Argentina 57 km
San Nicolas ARSNS Argentina 57 km
Villa Constitucion ARVCN Argentina 69 km
Baradero Argentina 70 km
Zarate ARZAE Argentina 83 km
Campana ARCMP Argentina 93 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

Name Country Reactors Distance
ATUCHA ARGENTINA 2 68 km

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