Forest Fire (12181 ha) in Brazil 15 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 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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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 1 5994 25 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 2 6396 28 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 3 9603 30 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 2 11795 31 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 2 11820 01 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 2 12181 03 Sep 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Brazil , State of Para (population 5,343,148) . The nearest places are and Tucumã.

Radius Population
10 km 61000 people
5 km 53000 people
2 km 4200 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area <1000 people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 12180 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Para Brazil 5.3 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Tucumã Pará Brazil City - 104 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
Sao Felix Do Xingu SXX 200 Civ. Paved No 5200 17 km
Tucuma TUZ unknown 0 104 km

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Dams

Nuclear plants

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