Forest Fire (13632 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 1007698
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 25 Jul 2022 - 09 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 13632 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

GDACS Score

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 5271 01 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5606 01 Aug 2022 11:38 GWIS
3 0.5 0 5747 02 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 7353 03 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 7470 04 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 8234 06 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 10885 07 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 12223 08 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 13470 09 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
10 0.5 0 13632 10 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , State of Queensland (population 3,107,362) . The nearest places are and Weipa.

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


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Queensland Australia 3.1 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Weipa Queensland Australia City - 74 km

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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
Aurukun AUU 9 Civ. Unpaved No 4100 31 km
Merluna MLV unknown 0 54 km
Beagle Bay BEE unknown 0 55 km
Weipa WEI 19 Civ. Paved Yes 5300 67 km
Scherger 44 Mil. Paved No 10000 74 km
Rokeby RKY unknown 0 78 km
Moreton MET unknown 0 102 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Weipa AUWEI Coral Sea Islands 75 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

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