Forest Fire (11410 ha) in Australia 06 Aug 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 1008099
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Aug 2022 - 14 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 11410 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 5570 08 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 8806 09 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 10493 10 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 10968 11 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 11410 15 Aug 2022 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , State of Western Australia (population 1,655,588) .

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
Western Australia Australia 1.7 million 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
Argyle GYL 159 Civ. Paved Yes 7500 32 km
Hillside HLL unknown 0 37 km
Turkey Creek TKY unknown 0 40 km
Lissadel LLL unknown 0 55 km
Bedford Downs BDW unknown 0 99 km

Ports

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Argyle Ord River Ord 1971 89 km

Nuclear plants

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