Forest Fire (24799 ha) in Kazakhstan 17 Apr 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 1013630
Countries: Kazakhstan
Start Date - Last detection*: 17 Apr 2023 - 05 May 2023
Duration (days): 18
People affected: 4 in the burned area
Burned area: 24799 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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