Forest Fire (15911 ha) in Australia 14 Jun 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 1006381
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 14 Jun 2022 - 23 Jun 2022
Duration (days): 9
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 15911 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 15911 21 Jun 2022 06:27 GWIS
2 0.5 0 16052 22 Jun 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 17152 23 Jun 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 17334 24 Jun 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 2404 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.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Ramingining RAM 63 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 50 km
Lake Evella LEL 78 Civ. Unpaved No 3200 51 km
Elcho Island ELC 30 Civ. Paved No 4700 54 km
Milingimbi MGT 16 Civ. Paved No 4600 63 km



Nuclear plants

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