Forest Fire (10202 ha) in China 09 May 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1006031
Countries: China
Start Date - Last detection*: 09 May 2022 - 09 May 2022
Duration (days): 0
People affected: 6672 in the burned area
Burned area: 10202 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 6672 10202 10 May 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in China , Province of Heilongjiang (population 39,022,690) . The nearest places are Daqing, Lindian, Mingshui, Yian, Renmin, Longfeng, Honggang, and Anda.

Radius Population
10 km 93000 people
5 km 51000 people
2 km 33000 people
1 km 26000 people
Burned Area 6700 people

Land Cover area Source
Settlement 40280 m2 GHSL

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Heilongjiang China 39 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Lindian Heilongjiang China City - 18 km
Mingshui Heilongjiang China City 59000 people 65 km
Yian Heilongjiang China City 73000 people 71 km
Daqing Heilongjiang China Major city 1 million people 74 km
Renmin Heilongjiang China City - 79 km
Longfeng Heilongjiang China City 150000 people 79 km
Honggang Heilongjiang China City 150000 people 90 km
Anda Heilongjiang China City 180000 people 97 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Tahaerh 152 0 70 km



Nuclear plants

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