Forest Fire (16775 ha) in China 06 Nov 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 1009739
Countries: China
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Nov 2022 - 16 Nov 2022
Duration (days): 10
People affected: 7506 in the burned area
Burned area: 16775 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 7459 16729 15 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 7506 16775 17 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in China , Province of Heilongjiang (population 39,022,690) . The nearest places are Daqing, Renmin, Anda, Longfeng, Honggang, Mingshui, Changwu, Lanxi, Zhaodong, Wangkui, and Baiquan.

Radius Population
10 km 100000 people
5 km 56000 people
2 km 43000 people
1 km 32000 people
Burned Area 7500 people

Land Cover area Source
Settlement 122854 m2 GHSL

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Heilongjiang China 39 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Renmin Heilongjiang China City - 3 km
Anda Heilongjiang China City 180000 people 31 km
Longfeng Heilongjiang China City 150000 people 33 km
Daqing Heilongjiang China Major city 1 million people 39 km
Honggang Heilongjiang China City 150000 people 54 km
Mingshui Heilongjiang China City 59000 people 65 km
Changwu Heilongjiang China City - 71 km
Lanxi Heilongjiang China City 72000 people 73 km
Zhaodong Heilongjiang China City 150000 people 74 km
Wangkui Heilongjiang China City 69000 people 76 km
Lindian Heilongjiang China City - 77 km
Fengle Heilongjiang China City - 98 km
Zhaozhou Heilongjiang China City 62000 people 107 km
Baiquan Heilongjiang China City 69000 people 114 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.




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