Forest Fire (22018 ha) in Turkey 28 Jul 2021

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1001229
Countries: Turkey
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Jul 2021 - 06 Aug 2021
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 2613 in the burned area
Burned area: 22018 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 0.5 741 8519 30 Jul 2021 09:56 GWIS
2 1.5 2529 22018 31 Jul 2021 03:05 GWIS
3 1.5 2613 29199 03 Aug 2021 03:06 GWIS
4 1.5 2613 34005 04 Aug 2021 14:45 GWIS
5 1.5 2613 34272 05 Aug 2021 03:06 GWIS
6 0.5 2613 35339 06 Aug 2021 03:03 GWIS
7 0.5 2613 35438 07 Aug 2021 03:03 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Turkey , Province of Antalya (population 1,229,004) . The nearest places are Antalya, Manavgat, Selimiye, Serik, Akseki, Alanya, Seydisehir, Beysehir, and Bucak.

Radius Population
10 km 140000 people
5 km 110000 people
2 km 26000 people
1 km 13000 people
Burned Area 2600 people

Land Cover area Source
Settlement 44764 m2 GHSL

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Antalya Turkey 1.2 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Manavgat Antalya Turkey City 95000 people 13 km
Selimiye Antalya Turkey City - 14 km
Serik Antalya Turkey City 36000 people 28 km
Akseki Antalya Turkey City 11000 people 36 km
Antalya Antalya Turkey Major city 740000 people 63 km
Alanya Antalya Turkey City 110000 people 65 km
Seydisehir Konya Turkey City 58000 people 69 km
Beysehir Konya Turkey City 44000 people 90 km
Bucak Burdur Turkey City 28000 people 96 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
Antalya AYT 51 Civ. Paved Yes 11100 56 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Selimye Turkey 47 km
Antalya TRAYT Turkey 64 km
Alanya TRALA Turkey 67 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Oymapinar Manavgat 1984 10 km
Manavgat Manavgat 1987 12 km
Karacaoren 1 Aksu 1989 74 km

Nuclear plants

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