Forest Fire (15627 ha) in Australia 25 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 1007697
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 25 Jul 2022 - 02 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 5 in the burned area
Burned area: 15627 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 4 10175 01 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 5 12245 01 Aug 2022 11:38 GWIS
3 0.5 5 14793 02 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 5 15627 03 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , State of Western Australia (population 1,655,588) . The nearest places are and Derby.

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km no people
2 km no people
1 km no people
Burned Area <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Western Australia Australia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Derby Western Australia Australia City - 63 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
Carroll 91 Civ. Paved Yes 10000 43 km
Derby DRB 7 Civ. Paved Yes 5600 57 km
Myroodah MYO unknown 0 76 km
Kimberly Downs KBD unknown 0 100 km


Name LOCODE Country Distance
Derby AUDRB Coral Sea Islands 66 km


Nuclear plants

More information

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