Forest Fire (6847 ha) in Australia 27 Jul 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 1007683
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 Jul 2022 - 03 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6847 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 5596 01 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6117 01 Aug 2022 11:38 GWIS
3 0.5 0 6526 02 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 6670 03 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 6847 04 Aug 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 1128 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.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Hooker Creek HOK 320 Civ. Unpaved Yes 5100 56 km
Limbunya LIB unknown 0 99 km
Kalkurung KFG 197 Civ. Unpaved No 4100 105 km
Cattle Creek CTR unknown 0 108 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

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