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From 2001 to 2022, Haiti lost 76kha of tree cover, equivalent to a 0.4% net decrease in tree cover since 2001.

In Haiti from 2001 to 2022, 76kha of tree cover loss occurred in areas where the dominant drivers of loss resulted in deforestation.

In Haiti, the top 5 regions were responsible for 72.4% of all tree cover loss between 2001 and 2022. Sud-Est had the most tree cover loss at 16.4kha compared to an average of 7.6 kha.

Sud-Est16.4kha
Grand'Anse15.2kha
Nord9.0kha
Nippes8.3kha
Nord-Est6.3kha
From 2000 to 2020, Haiti experienced a net change of -3.4 kha (-0.29%) in tree cover.
  • The loss total is different from annual tree cover loss, as this data was created using a different method and forest definition. For gross or annual loss information, please see the tree cover loss widget.
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  • Disturbance represents areas that experienced both loss and gain between 2000 and 2020
From 2000 to 2020, Haiti gained 13.8 kha of tree cover equal to 0.01% of the global total.
Russia37.2Mha
Canada17.0Mha
United States14.0Mha
Brazil8.1Mha
China6.7Mha
Weekly Fire Alerts In Haiti
Weekly Fire Alerts In Haiti
In Haiti the peak fire season typically occurs in February. There were 104 VIIRS fire alerts reported between 8 Jan 2023 and 16 Jul 2023 considering high confidence alerts only.
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Haiti Compared to Other Areas
Cumulative Fire Alerts In Haiti Compared to Other Areas
In Haiti there have been 104 VIIRS fire alerts reported so far in 2023 considering high confidence alerts only. This total is high compared to the total for previous years going back to 2023. The most fires recorded in a year was 2023, with 104.

Between 8 Jan 2023 and 16 Jul 2023 Haiti experienced a total of 744 VIIRS fire alerts (high confidence).

Haiti Confronts New Fire Incident in Grand'Anse Amid Ongoing Tree Cover Challenges

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