Forest Fire (7992 ha) in Australia 17 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 1006134
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 17 May 2022 - 18 May 2022
Duration (days): 1
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7992 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 0 6685 18 May 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 7992 19 May 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , Territory of Northern Territory (population 161,294) .

Radius Population
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 7992 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Northern Territory Australia 160000 people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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

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Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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