Forest Fire (10148 ha) in Greece 19 May 2021

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 1000328
Countries: Greece
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 May 2021 - 22 May 2021
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 1400 in the burned area
Burned area: 10148 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 208 2417 20 May 2021 09:42 GWIS
2 0.5 833 8936 21 May 2021 09:19 GWIS
3 0.5 1400 10025 22 May 2021 05:03 GWIS
4 0.5 1400 10148 23 May 2021 05:04 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Greece , Region of Central Greece and Evvoia. The nearest places are Athínai, Kallithea, Mégara, Kórinthos, Erithraí, Mandra, Váyia, Zevgolatíon, Khiliomodhion, Pásion, and Leonídhion.

Radius Population
10 km 34000 people
5 km 9700 people
2 km 3500 people
1 km 2300 people
Burned Area 1400 people

Land Cover area Source
Settlement 36822 m2 GHSL
Protected Area 2060 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Central Greece and Evvoia Greece -
Peloponnisos Greece 1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mégara Attiki Greece City 27000 people 17 km
Kórinthos Korinthia Greece City 31000 people 21 km
Erithraí Attiki Greece City - 25 km
Mandra Attiki Greece City - 30 km
Váyia Voiotia Greece City - 31 km
Zevgolatíon Korinthia Greece City - 34 km
Khiliomodhion Korinthia Greece City - 36 km
Pásion Korinthia Greece City - 37 km
Aliartos Voiotia Greece City - 38 km
Dafni Attiki Greece City - 43 km
Pireas Greece City - 44 km
Ayios Yeoriyos Voiotia Greece City - 44 km
Filí Attiki Greece City - 46 km
Xilókastron Korinthia Greece City - 47 km
Kiriákion Voiotia Greece City - 48 km
Kallithea Attiki Greece Major city 100000 people 49 km
Athínai Greece Capital 760000 people 50 km
Kalamaki Attiki Greece City - 51 km
Levádhia Voiotia Greece City - 51 km
Avlón Attiki Greece City - 52 km
Glifádha Greece City - 55 km
Amarousi Attiki Greece City - 56 km
Chalandri Attiki Greece City - 57 km
Vasilikón Evvoia Greece City - 57 km
Argos Argolida Greece City 22000 people 59 km
Martínon Fthiotida Greece City - 59 km
Khalía Evvoia Greece City - 60 km
Návplion Argolida Greece City 13000 people 61 km
Khalkís Greece City - 61 km
Amarinthos Evvoia Greece City - 62 km
Koropi Attiki Greece City - 64 km
Galatás Greece City - 65 km
Malesína Fthiotida Greece City - 65 km
Néa Artáki Evvoia Greece City - 68 km
Dhesfína Fokida Greece City - 69 km
Markópoulon Attiki Greece City - 70 km
Atalándi Fthiotida Greece City - 70 km
Arákhova Voiotia Greece City - 70 km
Ayía Paraskeví Fthiotida Greece City - 71 km
Kalívia Thorikoú Attiki Greece City - 71 km
Marathón Attiki Greece City - 71 km
Kranídhion Argolida Greece City - 73 km
Psakhná Evvoia Greece City - 73 km
Livanátai Fthiotida Greece City - 76 km
Keratéa Attiki Greece City 16000 people 77 km
Astros Arkadia Greece City - 81 km
Idhra Attiki Greece City - 81 km
Amfíklia Fthiotida Greece City - 83 km
Spétsai Argolida Greece City - 86 km
Alivérion Evvoia Greece City - 87 km
Amfissa Fokida Greece City 7500 people 88 km
Mandoúdhion Evvoia Greece City - 89 km
Trípolis Arkadia Greece City - 91 km
Ayia Anna Evvoia Greece City - 94 km
Mólos Fthiotida Greece City - 97 km
Leonídhion Arkadia Greece 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
Megara 6 Mil. Paved No 4100 19 km
Elefsis 44 Mil. Paved Yes 8900 35 km
Tanagra 148 Mil. Paved Yes 9800 49 km
Ellinikon Airport 21 Civ. Paved Yes 11400 52 km
Tatoi 239 Mil. Paved Yes 4300 55 km
Athinai / Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Internation ATH 94 0 70 km
Marathon 5 Civ. Paved No 3800 76 km
Spetsai JSS unknown 0 77 km
Porto Kheli Alexion PKH unknown 0 82 km
Tripolis 644 Mil. Paved No 6300 87 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Agioi Theodoroi GRAGT Greece 15 km
Megara Oil Terminal Greece 17 km
Isthmia GRITM Greece 19 km
Corinth GRCRG Greece 21 km
Megara GRMGR Greece 22 km
Kalamaki GRKLM Greece 24 km
Salamis GRSAL Greece 31 km
Eleusis GREEU Greece 34 km
Skaramanga GRSKA Greece 36 km
Perama GRPER Greece 37 km
Drapetzona GRDPA Greece 39 km
Saint George GRDPA Greece 39 km
Aegina Island Greece 40 km
Piraeus GRPIR Greece 43 km
Athinai GRATH Greece 46 km
Larimna Greece 59 km
Dhiavlos Steno Greece 60 km
Lefkandion GRLEF Greece 61 km
Navplion GRNPL Greece 61 km
Oropos GRORO Greece 64 km
Poros Greece 65 km
Nea Psara Greece 68 km
Levadhia Greece 69 km
Vrisakia Greece 71 km
Ermioni GRERM Greece 74 km
Amarinthos Greece 75 km
Rafina GRRAF Greece 76 km
Paralion Astrous Greece 76 km
Antikyra GRATK Greece 77 km
Itea GRITA Greece 78 km
Galaxidhion Greece 78 km
Ormos Raftis Greece 80 km
Portokhelion Greece 80 km
Euboea Greece 80 km
Idhra Island GRHYD Greece 81 km
Limni GRLII Greece 82 km
Aghios Konstandinos Greece 84 km
Spetsai Greece 86 km
Milaki GRMYL Greece 86 km
Ormos Avlaki Greece 86 km
Aliverion GRALV Greece 87 km
Lavrion (Laurium) GRLAV Greece 87 km
Pilion Greece 89 km
Kymassi GRKYM Greece 92 km
Loutra Aidhipsou Greece 92 km
Aghios Yeoriyos Greece 93 km
Molos Greece 94 km
Achladi GRACL Greece 99 km
Leonidhion Greece 100 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Marathon Haradros 1931 67 km

Nuclear plants

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