Forest Fire (23231 ha) in The Democratic Republic of Congo 29 Aug 2021

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1002204
Countries: The Democratic Republic of Congo
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 Aug 2021 - 30 Aug 2021
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 9343 in the burned area
Burned area: 23231 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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