Forest Fire (12358 ha) in Nepal 04 Mar 2023

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1012730
Countries: Nepal
Start Date - Last detection*: 04 Mar 2023 - 15 Mar 2023
Duration (days): 11
People affected: 1017 in the burned area
Burned area: 12358 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Frequent wildfires in Tarai forests are exposing animals to poachers2023-03-19T03:11+0100.

Incidents of forest fires are recurrent in various parts of Rautahat, a Tarai district of Madhesh Province, with the onset of summer season. The forest fires burn hectares of forest land and cause environmental pollution. The increasing fre
Fourteen houses burnt to a cinder by forest fire2023-03-14T02:48+0100.

Forty-six-year-old Ranamaya Tamang on Monday was seen trying to salvage her belongings from her gutted house in Sungnam settlement of Laligurans Municipality-6. Two of her sons sat under the flimsy hut set up in a field nearby watching the

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